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Yoga + Aerobics Doubles Heart Benefits October 20, 2017

Combined, these exercises are better than either alone, study suggests

Could Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Hearts? October 19, 2017

Maybe, but only for white men, study suggests

Avoiding Alcohol Helps the Heart Beat Better October 18, 2017

Each decade of teetotaling lowers risk of atrial fibrillation, study finds

Tai Chi: A Gentler Way to Exercise for Ailing Hearts October 11, 2017

Gentle movements may be a steppingstone to traditional exercise

Hockey Viewers' Hearts May Pay a Penalty October 05, 2017

Attending an exciting game can double the heart rate of spectators

Surviving Heart Attack Often Means Leaving Job Behind October 04, 2017

Danish research suggests more support needed for workers

Delays in Diagnosis Hurt Women Who Have Heart Disease September 28, 2017

Study found they were less likely to receive surgeries involving multiple artery grafts

Stopping Aspirin Tied to Quick Rise in Heart Attack, Stroke Risk September 25, 2017

Swedish study finds those who quit the daily low-dose pill face a more rapid risk of cardio woes

Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart? September 20, 2017

The nicotine may cause adrenaline levels to spike, study finds

Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels? September 11, 2017

Small study links the devices to higher blood pressure, heart rate and stiffer arteries

The Health Risks of Long Work Weeks September 11, 2017

Too much overtime may pose a threat to your heart

How a Bite of a Hot Dog Threatened -- and Saved -- a Boy's Life September 06, 2017

It led to a medical crisis, and then discovery of hidden heart defect

Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans? September 05, 2017

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke August 31, 2017

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

Oxygen Therapy Doesn't Boost Heart Attack Survival August 30, 2017

Study found that even in older, sicker patients, the treatment didn't help

As Temperatures Fall, Heart Attacks May Rise August 30, 2017

Below-freezing weather might trigger reaction in people with clogged arteries, researcher says

Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You August 29, 2017

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

Marriage a Blessing for Heart Attack Patients August 29, 2017

They have better survival than divorced or single patients, research shows

Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way August 28, 2017

Study of injected medication suggests reductions in inflammation could be treatment target

After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC August 24, 2017

Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

More Support for Tight Blood Pressure Control August 23, 2017

Aggressive treatment seemed well-tolerated and worth greater expense, studies found

New Cholesterol Drugs Vastly Overpriced, Study Contends August 22, 2017

But drug maker, heart experts question methodology of analysis

Which Heart Bypass Surgery Works Best? August 17, 2017

Study compares 'on-' and 'off-pump' procedures

Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis August 15, 2017

Study found heightened odds for dangerous clots that travel throughout body

'Fat But Fit' a Myth? August 14, 2017

Extra weight linked to extra risk, even if blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol all normal

Less Than Half of U.S. Stroke Patients Get Rx for Statins August 02, 2017

Country-wide comparison finds geography, age and gender affect who gets cholesterol-lowering meds

More U.S. Airports Offer Hands-Only CPR Training July 25, 2017

Kiosks that provide 5-minute sessions are now in 7 air travel hubs, heart association says

More Evidence That Midlife Weight Gain Harms Your Health July 18, 2017

Risk of diabetes, heart disease rises when waistlines widen slowly, study finds

Reducing Repeat Hospitalizations Doesn't Harm Patients: Study July 18, 2017

Obamacare guidelines may mean better follow-up after discharge, researchers suggest

Not All Plant Foods Are Equal July 17, 2017

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease

Timing Is Everything With Heart Attacks July 14, 2017

These crises tend to be more frequent on certain days, seasons, study finds

CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk July 12, 2017

Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible

Fewer U.S. Dollars Spent on Cardiac Arrest Research: Study July 12, 2017

Other causes of death claim the lion's share of funding

CPAP Mask Not a Prescription for Heart Troubles July 11, 2017

Device helped with sleep apnea, but didn't cut deaths from cardiovascular causes, study finds

Viagra Might Make for a Safer, More Effective Stent July 11, 2017

In animal study, coating the artery-opening devices with the drug kept vessels clear longer

Fatal First-Time Heart Attacks More Common in Blacks: Study July 10, 2017

Black men are twice as likely to die, so prevention is crucial, researcher says

Is Shingles Tied to Heart, Stroke Risk? July 05, 2017

More research is needed, but doctors should warn patients, researchers say

Obamacare May Have Slashed Cardiac Arrest Rate in Oregon June 28, 2017

'Extraordinary reduction' seen among middle-aged adults after enactment of health care law

Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients June 27, 2017

Doctors should assess mental health at routine cardiac visits, study authors say

Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey June 26, 2017

Most employees are untrained in first aid and CPR and don't know where to find lifesaving equipment

Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility? June 22, 2017

Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease June 22, 2017

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Big Gap in Cancer Deaths Between Rich, Poor Countries June 22, 2017

Poorer nations need greater access to effective health care and prevention programs, researchers say

Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom June 21, 2017

Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops

Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice June 20, 2017

Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

Cocaine, Other Drugs Detected in Carrie Fisher's System After Her Death June 20, 2017

Actress died in December after cardiac arrest; experts say drug abuse can weaken the heart

Major Heart Group Says Doctor-Patient Talks Are Key June 19, 2017

Info needs to be tailored to patient's needs, level of understanding

Cardiac Arrest? Someday, Drones May Come to Your Rescue June 13, 2017

Like something from a science fiction movie, the machines can fly in carrying life-saving equipment

Patient's Education Level May Be Key to Heart Risk June 12, 2017

As the number of diplomas rose, odds of cardiovascular issues declined, study found

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