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Study Finds Women Impacted Significantly More Than Men By Stress And Its Effect On The Heart

The study looked at over 2,300 women and 1,100 men and found that not only is stress associated with heart attack, but women who suffer a higher rate of stress after heart attack had a more difficult time recovering than men.

02/10/2015

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Health: National Wear Red Day Raises Awareness About Women And Heart Disease

Friday February 6th is National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women and heart disease, which affects 43 million American women. February is heart month. Heart disease is the leading killer of women. Doctors say it can happen to anyone, even young, seemingly healthy women.

02/06/2015

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Childhood Cancer Survivors May Have Complications Down The Road

Some cancer treatments that save the lives of children can lead to problems later on. Screening is necessary.

01/26/2015

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Mood Influences Health

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]

01/20/2015

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Music May Have Medicinal Benefit

A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.

01/14/2015

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Research Says Taking Aspirin To Treat And Prevent Heart Disease Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good

Millions of Americans take aspirin to treat and prevent heart disease, but new research today from the American College of Cardiology says that could be doing more harm than good.

01/12/2015

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Heart Health May Be Predictor Of Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a complex issue and the more we learn, the more we realize the role of healthy living and prevention.

11/26/2014

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Oral Bacteria May Be Indicative Of Heart Attack Risk

New research indicates heart patients tend to have higher levels of bacteria in their mouths, but of two types in particular.

11/19/2014

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Women In Greater Denial When It Comes To Heart Disease

Research indicates that women experiencing chest pain wait one and a half times longer than men to seek medical help.

11/05/2014

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The Right Dose Of Dark Chocolate

Scientists have determined that chocolate, particularly dark chocolate, may help prevent heart disease, but only if it is consumed in moderation.

09/12/2014

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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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Toxic Relationships Bad For Your Health

It’s not too surprising you should have a correlation between bad relationships and heart problems.

06/12/2014

BARNET, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04:  Elderly people take part in an exercise class at the Ann Owens CentreÊon December 4, 2013 in Barnet, England. AgeUk are a nationwide charity organisation that work with the growing number of elderly people throughout the UK. They run a number of activities for the elderly ranging from cookery classes to Tai Chi and try to improve the lives of pensioners from loneliness to fitness.  (credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Study: Biggest Risk Factor For Heart Disease In Women Over 30 Is Inactivity

For women under 30, the biggest risk factor was smoking, but physical inactivity was the leading risk factor for heart disease in every other age group, from 30 to 80, outweighing even high BMI.

05/09/2014

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Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Recommended For Half The Adult Population

Are we a country that is relying too much on medications to help extend our lives? New guidelines recommend statin drugs for half the adult population.

03/26/2014

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Strong Correlation Between Education And Health

Those with better education live longer and are more productive.

03/25/2014

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