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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

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke June 21, 2017

International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

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

Study Hints at Link Between Some Statins, Parkinson's Risk June 20, 2017

But the connection was only seen with certain types of the cholesterol-lowering drugs

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort June 20, 2017

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

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

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

Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike June 15, 2017

Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol June 15, 2017

Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

Horse Therapy Could Rein In Stroke's Damage Years Later June 15, 2017

Study found animal's movement improved gait, balance for survivors

Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks June 14, 2017

More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

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

Meds Rooted in Ancient China May Help Heart: Review June 12, 2017

But U.S. experts greet report with caution, urge further research

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

Heart Infections Spike as Injection-Drug Abuse Climbs: CDC June 08, 2017

Typical endocarditis patient is white, young and from a rural area, report says

Marathon Runs Won't Harm Your Arteries June 08, 2017

Age, not mileage, predicted hardening of vessels in study sample

Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies June 07, 2017

Results are 'shocking,' expert says

Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety June 06, 2017

Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

Implantable Defibrillator May Not Mean End to Sports June 05, 2017

Risks for athletes might be lower than once believed, study says

Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old? May 30, 2017

It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart May 26, 2017

Try to avoid exercising during heavy pollution times, such as rush hour, researcher says

Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning May 26, 2017

Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May 25, 2017

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care May 25, 2017

Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients

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

Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds of Irregular Heartbeat May 23, 2017

Study shows the more someone stops breathing at night, the greater the risk of atrial fibrillation

Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart May 22, 2017

Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease May 22, 2017

Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher says

Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights May 19, 2017

Some even report that others can hear the sound, study finds

Fruits, Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too May 18, 2017

Healthy diet may provide protection from peripheral artery disease, study says

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

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

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

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

Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes May 15, 2017

Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks

Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk May 15, 2017

Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

'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

Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients May 12, 2017

Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study May 12, 2017

Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

Can Experimental Nasal Spray Treat Common Heart Problem? May 12, 2017

Drug trial shows promise for treatment of rapid heart rate condition called PSVT

Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes May 12, 2017

Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise

Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study May 12, 2017

Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest May 10, 2017

Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

Heart Failure Patients Do Better When Sticking With Same Hospital May 10, 2017

Continuity of care may be more important than speedy treatment, researchers say

What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later May 10, 2017

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table May 08, 2017

Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows

Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs May 05, 2017

At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study May 04, 2017

Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims

Health Tip: Coping With Hardening of the Arteries May 04, 2017

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