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Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment June 24, 2016

Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death June 24, 2016

Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks June 23, 2016

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says June 23, 2016

Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study June 22, 2016

They need to be treated as aggressively as men when their hearts stop, experts say

Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That June 22, 2016

Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study June 22, 2016

They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study June 22, 2016

French team say search of health records finds gender gap

Health Tip: Get Checked for High Blood Pressure June 22, 2016

You probably don't have symptoms

Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts June 21, 2016

Results don't seem to alter survival rates, even 5 years after transplant, researchers say

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study June 20, 2016

Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

Poor Sleep May Worsen Thinking Problems in MS Patients June 20, 2016

Study found link between severity of sleep apnea and performance on attention, memory tests

Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation June 20, 2016

Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men June 20, 2016

Smoking is known to help shield against the disease, so declines in that habit may play a role, experts say

Report Faulty Tobacco Products to FDA June 19, 2016

Agency also wants to know about unexpected smoking-related health problems

Depression Plagues Many With COPD June 17, 2016

Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport June 17, 2016

Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden June 16, 2016

Stress, finances may boost cardiovascular risks for U.S. mothers, study says

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

Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart June 15, 2016

Regularly burning kerosene, diesel was associated with serious risks in study

Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty June 15, 2016

Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

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

Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study June 15, 2016

Muscle strains, anxiety, gastrointestinal issues often to blame, doctor says

Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health June 15, 2016

Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

Breast-Feeding a Boon to Preemies' Hearts: Study June 14, 2016

Improvements seen in function and size 20 years later

Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes? June 14, 2016

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study June 14, 2016

Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

Brains of Teens With Type 2 Diabetes May Have Gray Matter Differences June 14, 2016

Scans showed variation compared to teens without the blood sugar disease, researchers report

Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study June 14, 2016

Much of the risk for early death was related to cardiovascular complications, not overdoses

Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills June 14, 2016

Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

Health Tip: Coping With Itchy Skin June 14, 2016

It may be a sign of diabetes

Spikes in Blood Pressure Don't Always Need ER Care June 13, 2016

Most cases of 'hypertensive urgency' can be treated safely in doctor's office, large study finds

E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study June 13, 2016

2 out of 5 who vaped went on to traditional cigarettes, small U.S. review finds

Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo June 13, 2016

Prognosis may be worse than previously believed, study suggests

Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease June 13, 2016

People with type 2 diabetes cut their risk in half with intensive management, researchers report

Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability June 13, 2016

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too June 10, 2016

They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

Irregular Heartbeat May Be Deadly in Car Crash June 10, 2016

Study found having atrial fibrillation was associated with higher death risk among accident victims

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers June 09, 2016

Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

Less Heart Care, More Strokes for Women? June 09, 2016

Study reflects gender differences in treatment of atrial fibrillation

No Sex Please, I'm a Stressed New Mom June 09, 2016

Study finds both partners struggle when mothers feel overwhelmed

Women Less Likely to Get Blood Thinner for Irregular Heartbeat June 08, 2016

They have a higher stroke risk from the condition than men, doctor notes

Marriage a Boost for Heart Attack Survivors June 08, 2016

Post-discharge support is critical, study says

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

Abnormal sleep patterns may disrupt body's natural rhythm

Beware of Bleeding Risks With Antacids Containing Aspirin June 06, 2016

Alka Seltzer, Bromo Seltzer among over-the-counter products vulnerable patients should avoid, FDA says

Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit June 06, 2016

Many smokers can't shake the haunting FDA-proposed visuals, study finds

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