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Heart Attack Study Overlooks Women

A new report suggests that women may be underrepresented in one of the largest ongoing observational studies of US heart attack patients.

09/01/2014

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Preventive Measures Against Heart Disease And Strokes Are Working

A recent study found that major advances over the past decade in the treatment and prevention of heart disease and stroke appear to be paying off.

08/25/2014

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The Challenge To Educate Enough Doctors

The nation is short on doctors but some schools are expanding admissions and changes are afoot to make educational debt more manageable.

08/20/2014

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Study: Even Short, Slow Runs Could Help You Live Longer

According to the researchers, runners were up to 45 percent less likely to die from heart disease or stroke than those who didn’t run at all, and the effects were found regardless of distance, duration or speed.

07/30/2014

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Emotions Influence Health

Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.

07/25/2014

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Nephrologists Can Help Control High Blood Pressure

Nephrologists work with controlling high blood pressure through the additional training they have received.

07/15/2014

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Trying To Develop More Primary Care Physicians

We all know there is a need to have more primary care physicians in the country and the challenge to develop more of them is on-going.

07/03/2014

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Mixed Emotions On Testing Teen Hearts

A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.

07/02/2014

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Controlling High Blood Pressure Is A Must

We know that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. It’s also well known that many people refuse to take medications to control it.

01/08/2014

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Don’t Ignore Irregular Heartbeat

When I tell my patients they have an irregular heartbeat I am often surprised by the fact that they say they knew that they had something wrong and could feel it but chose to ignore the problem. Don’t.

06/18/2012

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Health Watch: Updated Heart Guidelines For Women

The American Heart Association updated its Heart Disease Prevention Guidelines for Women today.

02/15/2011

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