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Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women September 30, 2015

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health September 23, 2015

Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders September 22, 2015

After surviving cardiac arrest, only one in four let doctors know their wishes, study finds

Could a Texting App Help Your Heart? September 22, 2015

Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients September 22, 2015

Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

Heart Attack Shouldn't End Your Sex Life September 21, 2015

Research shows it equals same level of physical exertion as a brisk walk

Study: Lowering Beta-Blocker Dose May Boost Survival After Heart Attack September 21, 2015

Dosage should be tailored to the needs of individual patients, researchers say

Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study September 15, 2015

Research showed racial survival differences were greatest among the richest

Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death September 15, 2015

Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts September 15, 2015

Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says September 14, 2015

Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure September 11, 2015

Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study September 02, 2015

Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are September 01, 2015

Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later September 01, 2015

Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure? August 31, 2015

Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial August 31, 2015

Though it can be placed in heart without surgery, unlike tradtional devices, some safety concerns remain

Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some August 31, 2015

But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks August 31, 2015

Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications August 28, 2015

Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life August 25, 2015

People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Women seem especially at risk, and more research is needed, experts say

Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study August 20, 2015

Lack of exercise, stress and higher drinking rates could be to blame, researchers say

Only 1 in 10 With Heart Failure Sent to Rehab Programs August 19, 2015

Younger patients and men more likely to be referred than older patients and women, study finds

Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health? August 13, 2015

Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say August 12, 2015

But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say August 11, 2015

New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk August 10, 2015

Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks August 05, 2015

Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab, Study Finds August 05, 2015

Home-based programs could provide alternative for those unable or unwilling to travel, researchers suggest

Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study August 03, 2015

Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say July 31, 2015

Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk July 30, 2015

Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study July 29, 2015

Findings underscore need to repeatedly check up on patients who get these devices, researcher says

Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble July 27, 2015

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs July 24, 2015

Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

When Bystanders Give CPR Right Away, Lives Are Saved, Study Shows July 21, 2015

Starting rescue efforts for victims of cardiac arrest before ambulance arrives boosts survival

Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble July 16, 2015

CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around July 15, 2015

Fine-particle pollution linked to cardiac arrests, heart attacks, study finds

Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study July 15, 2015

Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report July 14, 2015

New guidelines would have 13 million more Americans taking the cholesterol drugs, experts say

Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning July 10, 2015

Tougher labels reflect mounting evidence that NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen raise heart, stroke risk

FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers July 10, 2015

NSAIDS include such drugs as ibuprofen and naproxen; aspirin not included in alert

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC July 09, 2015

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age July 08, 2015

But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span July 07, 2015

Study finds combination of diabetes, heart disease and stroke can cut up to 15 years of life expectancy

How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners? July 07, 2015

New French study suggests that anti-clotting drugs may be needed for the very long term

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC July 02, 2015

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age July 01, 2015

Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white

Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts June 30, 2015

Having everyone learn these lifesaving interventions could boost cardiac arrest survival, panel says