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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

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

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

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

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor March 24, 2017

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes March 16, 2017

Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk February 15, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart February 14, 2017

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List February 09, 2017

Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk February 08, 2017

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack February 03, 2017

Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling January 30, 2017

Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe January 30, 2017

Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

Could a Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat Harm the Brain? January 24, 2017

Small study shows higher rate of brain lesions in people receiving ablation for ventricular arrhythmias

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble December 23, 2016

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome' December 23, 2016

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study December 16, 2016

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests November 14, 2016

Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

Take Meds as Directed to Boost Survival After Heart Procedures October 24, 2016

Study finds close adherence to instructions may be especially important after angioplasty

Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care October 17, 2016

Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study September 15, 2016

High-risk adults would benefit from intensive program to lower systolic reading

Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study September 01, 2016

Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That August 31, 2016

Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports August 31, 2016

But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients August 30, 2016

Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer August 29, 2016

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

Exercise Not an 'Antidote' to Too Much Sitting, Heart Experts Say August 15, 2016

American Heart Association statement says it's not enough to move to boost health, you have to sit less

U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health August 11, 2016

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases? August 10, 2016

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education July 20, 2016

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team June 16, 2016

Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

Shift Workers at Greater Risk of Heart Ills, Study Says June 06, 2016

Abnormal sleep patterns may disrupt body's natural rhythm

Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery June 01, 2016

Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease May 17, 2016

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

CPR Help as Near as Your Phone May 04, 2016

When cardiac arrest occurs, bystanders can dial for instruction and save lives, study finds

Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: Study April 07, 2016

New findings challenge current guidelines

Treating Depression Might Help Stem Heart Woes: Study April 04, 2016

Effective treatment shown to lower risk of major cardiovascular complications, researchers report

Wearable 'Defibrillator-in-a-Vest' May Help Some Heart Patients March 28, 2016

But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

Statewide Training on Cardiac Arrest Saves Lives in N. Carolina March 23, 2016

Quick action by family members, general public improved survival and recovery, study says

Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance Diverted March 21, 2016

Study finds nearly half were sent to another hospital because of overcrowding in nearest ER

A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain March 16, 2016

Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart Risk March 02, 2016

But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up Care February 23, 2016

And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

Surgery, Stents Equally Effective for Opening Neck Arteries: Study February 18, 2016

Both procedures reduce risk of stroke due to narrowed arteries, researchers find

Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart Attack February 01, 2016

Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

Women's Heart Attacks Are Different Than Men's, Experts Stress January 25, 2016

American Heart Association points out critical differences in new scientific statement

Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank You January 18, 2016

And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

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