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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

Meth Addicts' Hearts May Improve If They Quit May 30, 2017

Only those who stopped using the drug reaped cardiac benefits, researchers say

Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers May 24, 2017

Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests

Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat? May 24, 2017

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide May 17, 2017

Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds May 16, 2017

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography May 16, 2017

U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds

Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health May 16, 2017

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study May 15, 2017

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

Energy Drinks May Make Rare Heart Condition More Dangerous May 09, 2017

Those with long QT syndrome had spikes in blood pressure, heart muscle recharged more slowly, study found

Too Many People Still Ignore Heart Attack Risks: Study May 03, 2017

Stenting is easy; changing patient behaviors is hard, cardiologist says

Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery May 02, 2017

Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends May 01, 2017

Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery April 25, 2017

Scientists must determine how to save lives using that potential insight, cardiac experts say

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese April 24, 2017

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone' April 18, 2017

Doctors, patients often confused by differing advisories on the cholesterol-lowering drugs

Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study April 13, 2017

Finding points to need for screening for kidney function

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks April 13, 2017

Study found link between menopausal symptoms in younger women and reduced blood vessel function

Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths? April 12, 2017

Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack April 12, 2017

Researchers suggest that people who work out might develop 'collateral' blood vessels in the heart

Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol April 11, 2017

Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests? April 07, 2017

Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds? April 06, 2017

Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart April 05, 2017

Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk April 03, 2017

Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart April 03, 2017

Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says

Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts? March 31, 2017

Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

Healthy Gums Tied to Longer Lives for Women March 29, 2017

Study found link between periodontal disease and shorter lifespan, but cause-and-effect wasn't proven

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts March 23, 2017

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good March 23, 2017

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators March 20, 2017

Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High March 17, 2017

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say March 13, 2017

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later? March 13, 2017

Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People March 09, 2017

Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

Impotence Meds Might Give Men's Hearts a Boost, Too March 09, 2017

But evidence isn't strong enough to routinely recommend Viagra or Cialis after heart attack, experts say

Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure March 09, 2017

Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015 March 09, 2017

Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

Health Tip: Resuming Activities After a Heart Attack March 09, 2017

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