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Air Pollution May Speed Hardening of Arteries

All-in-One Pill May Be Effective Treatment for Heart Care

Almost 13 Million More Americans Could Take Statins Under New Guidelines

Alzheimer's Drugs May Benefit Heart, Study Finds

Americans Still Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet

Antibiotic Azithromycin Won't Harm Healthy Hearts: Study

Antidepressants May Be Helpful for Some Heart Patients: Study

Antidepressants May Hasten Bypass Recovery, Study Finds

Antidote Might Reverse Complication From Blood Thinner Pradaxa

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As Years Spent Obese Rise, So Do Heart Risks

Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study

Avoidance of Hormone Therapy May Have Harmed Hysterectomy Patients: Study

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Better-Educated Public May Bring More Lifesaving CPR, Study Shows

Blacks With Certain Gene Need Lower Doses of Warfarin: Study

Blood Protein Disparity May Help Explain Blacks' Increased Heart Risk

Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain

Blood Thinner Dangerous for Patients With Artificial Heart Valves, Study Finds

Blood Thinners Now Recommended for People With Irregular Heartbeat

Blood Transfusions May Mean Fewer Strokes in Kids With Sickle Cell Disease

Brain Injury May Raise Stroke Risk

Brain-Training Device May Ease Stroke Paralysis

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Bypass May Beat Angioplasty for Diabetics With Heart Disease

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Can Marathons Temporarily Hurt the Heart?

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Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Common Than Thought: Study

Casino Smoking Ban Tied to Drop in Ambulance Calls

CDC Salt Guidelines Too Low for Good Health, Study Suggests

CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign

Certain COPD Meds Might Raise Heart Risks, Study Says

Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Certain Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Also Protect Patients' Hearts, Studies Find

Chest Pain Less Common in Female Heart Patients: Study

Cholesterol Drugs Linked to Muscle, Joint Problems: Study

Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Your Gums' Health, Too

Cholesterol Drugs Might Boost Kidney Cancer Survival

Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds

Chronic Exposure to Airplane Noise Might Harm the Heart: Study

Clearing More Arteries Works in Angioplasty Trial

Cocaine Use Spurs Steep, Short-Term Rise in Stroke Risk: Study

College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds

Common Blood Pressure Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Alzheimer's: Study

Common Blood Pressure Meds May Cut Risk of Early Death in Kidney Patients: Study

Common Heart Meds May Boost Recovery From Non-Cardiac Surgeries

Control of Heart Risks May Vary Among Outpatient Practices

Controlling Blood Pressure, Cholesterol May Not Boost Brain Health for Diabetics

Cooling Treatment for Cardiac Arrest Underused in Hospitals: Study

Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases

COPD Tied to Tiny Brain Bleeds, Study Finds

Cost of Treating Strokes in U.S. Could Soar to $180B Annually by 2030: Report

Costlier Heart Device May Not Be Worth It, Study Suggests

Could Flu Shots Help Prevent Heart Attacks?

Could Obesity Help Older People With Type 2 Diabetes?

Could Statins Raise Diabetes Risk?

Could the Weather Affect Your Stroke Risk?

Could Vaccines Someday Improve Heart Health?

Could You Work the Device That Restarts Hearts?

CPR Underused by Minorities, Study Finds

Crohn's and Colitis May Be Tied to Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies

Death of Partner Boosts Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Says

Dementia Risk Might Rise for Older Women With Heart Disease

Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure

Depression May Boost Stroke Risk in Middle-Aged Women, Too

Depression, Antidepressants Tied to Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk in Older Women

Development of New Diabetes Drug Halted by Maker

Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men: Study

Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

Diabetes Greatly Raises Younger Women's Heart Risk: Study

Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study

Did Extreme Cola Habit Cause Woman's Irregular Heartbeat?

Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Do Heart Patients Get Too Many Cholesterol Tests?

Docs Should Ask Heart Patients About Quality of Life

Docs Should Counsel Heart Attack Survivors on Resuming Sex, Experts Say

Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done

Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat

Does Caffeine in Coffee Perk Up Heart Health?

Drug Combo May Reduce Risk of Second Stroke: Study

Drug for Pulmonary Hypertension Shows 'Modest' Benefit in Studies

Early Clot-Busting Treatment Helps Most Stroke Patients: Study

Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart

Energy Drinks Affect Heart, MRI Scans Show

Epilepsy Often Hand-in-Hand With Other Health Problems: CDC

ER Docs Can Tell Difference Between Stroke and Bell's Palsy

ER Visits Common After Seniors' Surgery, Study Finds

Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Study

Even in Young Adults, Binge Drinking May Harm Circulation

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Even 'Silent' Strokes Can Harm Memory, Thinking

Even Slightly Higher Blood Pressure May Raise Stroke Risk: Study

Even Younger Women With Diabetes May Face Higher Odds for Heart Disease

Every Minute Counts for Stroke Victims, Study Confirms

Every Minute Matters With Clot-Busting Stroke Drug: Study

Everyday Noise Levels May Affect the Heart

Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study

Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death

Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins

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Eye Photography May Reveal Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Eyes Might Be Window Into Common Heart Disorder

FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers

FDA Panel Sees No Heart-Safety Advantage With Naproxen

FDA Panel Votes to Change Tight Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia

FDA Renews Warning on HeartStart Defibrillator Failures

FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods

FDA to Investigate Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin for Possible Heart Failure Risk

FDA to Lift Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia

FDA Warns of Heart Risks From Stress-Test Drugs

FDA Will Review Safety of Testosterone Therapy

FDA's New Food Labels Would Focus on Calories, Sugar Content

Few Americans Get Recommended Emergency Stroke Care

Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows

Fiber-Rich Foods May Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease

Financial Incentives for Docs May Improve Care

First Trimester Appears Crucial for Baby's Heart Health

Fish Oil Pills Might Cut Diabetes Risk, Researchers Say

Fish Oil Supplements Don't Protect Against Heart Trouble: Study

Fitness Club Best Place for Cardiac Arrest Survival: Study

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later

Fitness Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk in Heart Disease Patients

Fizzy Drugs May Pose a High-Salt Danger, Study Suggests

Flu Season Off to Slow Start . . .

Flu Shot May Lower Stroke Risk, Too

Following Blood Pressure-Drug Schedule May Be Critical to Survival

Former President Bush Home After Heart Surgery

Former President George W. Bush Gets Heart Stent

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Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests

Gardening, Housework May Help Boost Your Heart Health

Gene May Raise Diabetics' Chances of Heart Disease

Gene Mutation May Explain Heart Disease Risk Among African-Americans

Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk, Study Says

Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks

Giving CPR for More Than 30 Minutes May Be Worth It

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Glass of Wine a Day May Ward Off Depression, Study Suggests

Green Tea May Interfere With a Blood Pressure Medicine

Growing Brain Aneurysms More Likely to Burst: Study

Grueling X-Country Ski Race May Affect Heart Rhythm

'Gut Reaction' May Predict Cardiovascular Risk

Head, Neck Injury May Triple Younger People's Risk for Stroke

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Healthy Eating Benefits Heart Failure Patients, Study Says

Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

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Heart Attack Death Rates Unchanged Despite Faster Treatment, Study Finds

Heart Attack Risk Rises in Hours After Angry Outburst: Study

Heart Attack? Doctors Soon May Have an App for That

Heart Dangers of Low Vitamin D Levels May Vary

Heart Device 'Shock' Anxiety May Hamper Sex Life

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Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations

Heart Infection Causing Fewer Hospitalizations, Researchers Say

Heart Risks Last Beyond Hospital Discharge, Study Finds

Heart Surgery Riskier for Blacks With Peripheral Artery Disease, Study Finds

Heart Valve Replacement May Be Getting Safer for Seniors

Heartening Drop in Diabetes Complications Seen Among Seniors

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle May Also Prevent Lethal Blood Clots

Heart-Rhythm Disorder Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Attack: Study

Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks

High Blood Pressure Common, Often Untreated in U.S. Hispanics: Study

High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Could Mean Heart Trouble in Middle Age

High Cholesterol May Be Particularly Bad for Middle-Aged Men

High Doses of Common Painkillers May Raise Risk for Heart Trouble

High Smog Levels Tied to Serious Heart Problems

Higher Spending on Poor Leg Circulation May Not Pay Off

HIV Drugs May Help Protect Young Patients' Hearts: Study

Hobbies Important for Stroke-Victim Caregivers

Hospital Safety Improves for Heart Patients, Study Finds

Hospitalization Rates Soar for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds

Hospitals Increasingly Give Powerful Clot-Buster for Stroke

'House' TV Series Leads to Real-Life Diagnosis

How to Quickly Spot Signs of Stroke: Experts

How to Slash Heart Risks Tied to Obesity

Hysterectomy May Not Raise Heart Risks After All: Study

Implanted Devices Might Someday Run on Energy From Nearby Organs

Implanted Monitor May Help Spot Dangerous Heart Rhythm After Stroke

Infections From Tainted Steroids Ranged in Severity: Update

Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids

Infection-Triggered Strokes Deadlier for Blacks, Study Finds

Injected Gel Might Someday Help Treat Heart Failure

Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

iPads Could Affect Implanted Heart Devices, Early Study Finds

Iron Deficiency May Raise Stroke Risk

Irregular Heartbeat May Speed Memory Loss in Seniors

James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times

Just Cutting Back on Smoking May Not Boost Lifespan

Kcentra Approved to Stop Severe Bleeding in Heart Patients

Keep Your Heart Healthy

Keeping Blood Pressure Low Halves Risk of Second Stroke: Study

Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study

Kidney Injury During Surgery Tied to Risk of Heart Problems

Kidney Procedure Might Help Ease Tough-to-Treat High Blood Pressure

Kidney Stones Tied to Raised Heart Disease Risk in Women

Kids Born With HIV May Face Heart Risks Later, Study Suggests

Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says

Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say

Kids Who Undergo Heart Transplant Living Longer: Study

Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths

Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Plaques

Liver Disease May Raise Risk of Heart Problems: Study

Living a Full Life, Irregular Heartbeat and All

Living in 'Stroke Belt' as Teen May Raise Future Risk

Living Near Fast-Food Outlets Might Boost Obesity Risk

Living Near Heavy Traffic May Harm Kidney Function

Low Blood Sugar Levels May Pose Heart Risks for Diabetics, Review Suggests

Low Breast-Feeding Rate Linked to Early Deaths, Illnesses: Study

Low Testosterone Linked to Possible Heart Problems in Men

Low-Dose Statins Good Option for Some Heart Patients: Study

Lower IQ, Worse Heart Fitness in Teens Linked to Risk of Early Dementia in Men

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Aid Stroke Recovery: Study

Many Hispanic Women Unaware of Heart Disease Risk Factors

Many Patients Getting Needless Heart Test, Study Contends

Many Patients Have Pain After Heart Surgery, Study Finds

Many Stroke Patients Don't Call 911, Study Finds

Many Stroke Survivors Resume Driving Without Testing: Survey

Many Women Worry About Sex After Heart Attack, Study Shows

Many Would Give Private Info to Health Insurers to Save Money

Marathon Training Might Boost Heart Health

Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds

Medicaid Expansion Enhances Financial and Mental Well-Being, Study Says

Medicare Costs for Heart Attack Survivors Up 17 Percent, Study Finds

Mediterranean Diet Benefits Heart, Even Without Weight Loss: Study

Mediterranean Diet May Counter Genetic Risk of Stroke

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Clogged Leg Arteries

Men Who Are Obese While Young Can Pay a Price Later

Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet

Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study

Mexican-Americans Fare Worse After Stroke, Study Finds

'Microparticles' Show Promise in Healing Damaged Hearts

Migraine With Aura May Be Linked to All Stroke Types

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Mild Hyperthyroidism Tied to Higher Death Risk

Minority Patients Less Likely to Stick With Heart Attack Meds: Study

Moderate Arsenic in Environment Tied to Higher Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble

Monday Best Time for Hospitalization With Heart Failure, Study Says

Money Motivates Weight Loss -- One Step at a Time

Moon's Cycle Tied to Heart Surgery Outcomes: Study

More Americans Getting High Blood Pressure Under Control: CDC

More Doctors Starting to Favor 'Wrist Route' to Heart: Study

More Evidence Ties Obesity to Disability in Older Women

More Infants Surviving With Serious Heart Defects, Study Finds

More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk

More Specialists Question Safety of Testosterone Therapy for Older Men

Morphine, Blood Thinner Plavix a Bad Mix for Heart Attack Victims: Study

Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC

Most U.S. Taxpayer-Funded Heart Studies Take Years to Get Published: Report

Most Women Don't Know Warning Signs of Stroke: Study

Mouse Study May Explain Link Between Clogged Arteries, Immune Dysfunction

Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say

New Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Shows Early Promise

New Defibrillator Works Without Wires Touching Heart

New Diabetes Drug Seems Safe for Heart, Study Finds

New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds

New Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women

New Guidelines May Widen Use of Statins

New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart

New Method Cuts Radiation During Pacemaker Procedure: Study

New Study Paints Grim Health Picture for Obese Teens

New Understanding of Racial Disparities and Diabetes

No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins, Experts Say

No Need to Screen All Adults for Clogged Neck Arteries, Experts Say

No Proof That 'Blood-Type' Diets Work: Study

Noise, Dirty Air May Be Double Whammy for the Heart

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study

Nosebleeds Common But Seldom Serious, Study Finds

Nutritionists: FDA Trans Fat Ban Good for America's Heart Health

Obese Kids More Likely to Have Asthma, With Worse Symptoms

Obesity Crisis May Be Fueling Big Jump in Sleep Apnea Cases

Obesity May Shorten Lives By Almost 4 Years: Study

Obesity Rates Triple in Canada

One in 600 Flights Involves Medical Emergency, Study Says

One-Third of U.S. Adults Are Obese, CDC Says

One-Third of Young Stroke Victims Remain Disabled Years After: Study

Opsumit Approved for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease

Overweight Teens Don't Share in Life-Expectancy Gains: Study

Panel Wavers on Routine Screening for Poor Leg Circulation

Peripheral Artery Disease on the Rise Worldwide

Pets a Boon for the Human Heart, Cardiologists Say

Physical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Health Woes as Adults

Poor Sleep Habits Linked With Chronic Diseases, Study Says

Poor Sleep May Worsen Heart Woes in Women, Study Finds

Positive Attitude Linked to Longer Life in Heart Patients

Post-Katrina Heart Woes Persisted at Least 6 Years

Preemie Birth May Raise Risk of Adult Heart Trouble

Pregnancy-Related Diabetes Tied to Future Heart Risk

Pregnant and Obese: Early Deaths Noted Among Offspring

Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass

Program Helps Heart Patients Stick With Meds After Leaving Hospital

Programming Implanted Defibrillators to React More Slowly Might Be Safer: Study

Prompt Surgery May Be Best for Heart Valve Leak

Psoriasis, Other Medical Conditions May Be Linked, Study Says

PTSD After Heart Attack Linked to Poor Sleep

PTSD May Raise Heart Risks for Vietnam Vets

Quit-Smoking Products Won't Harm the Heart, Review Finds

Quitting Smoking May Boost Diabetes Risk Slightly in Older Women

Quitting Smoking May Help Seniors' Hearts Sooner Than Thought

Racial and Ethnic Differences Seen in Survival, Care Needs With Certain Strokes

Racial Disparities in Deaths After Heart Surgery Tied to Hospital Quality

Radiation for Breast Cancer May Raise Heart Risks: Study

Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients

Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lower Your Stroke Risk

Research Reveals Secret Behind a Steady Heartbeat

Researchers: Protein Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death

Routine Echocardiograms Wouldn't Reduce Heart Events: Study

Scans Uncover Dangerous Hardening of Abdominal Aorta

Scientists Create Blood Vessels in Mice Using Human Stem Cells

Scientists ID Genes Behind Chronic Mountain Sickness

Scientists ID New Genes Linked to Belly Fat

Scientists Make Damaged Heart Cells Healthy Again in Lab Tests

Scientists Pinpoint Which Kids With Heart Muscle Disease Are in Most Danger

Scientists Probe Dark Chocolate's Health Secrets

Screen Older, Male Smokers for Type of Aneurysm, Experts Say

Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Lower 'Good' Cholesterol in Teen Girls

Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure Appears to Improve Results, Study Finds

Should Everyone Over 65 Take a Statin?

Simple Score May Predict Heart Attack, Stroke Risks

Simple Technique Eyed for Diagnosing Irregular Heart Beat

Singing Together Fosters Harmonious Hearts

Single Gene May Predict Mental Decline After Heart Surgery

Skipping Breakfast a Recipe for Heart Disease, Study Finds

Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

Sleep During the Day May Throw Genes Into Disarray

'Smart' Pacemakers May Protect Heart From Further Damage

Smog Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk

Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart

Snow-Shoveling Health Tips as Winter Looms

Soaring Prices, Not Demand, Behind Massive Hike in U.S. Health Spending

Some Birth Defects in the Heart Present Infection Risk, Study Finds

Some Improvement Seen in U.S. Cholesterol Levels: CDC

Space Travel Alters Shape of Human Heart, Study Reports

Sports May Be OK With Defibrillator, Study Says

Sports-Related Sudden Death More Likely to Occur in Men: Study

Start Heart-Healthy Lessons in Childhood, Expert Says

Statin Use May Reduce Parkinson's Risk, Study Says

Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Cataracts in Study

Statins May Hamper Workout Results

Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All

Statins Not Linked to Memory Loss, Dementia, Review Suggests

Statins Plus Certain Antibiotics May Set Off Toxic Reaction: Study

Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests

Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery

Stenting of Neck Arteries Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Seniors

'Stress Gene' Might Raise Odds for Heart Attack, Death, Study Shows

Stroke Affecting Younger People Worldwide, Study Shows

Stroke Can Cause Sleep Apnea in Some Patients

Stroke Often Missed in ERs, Study Finds

Stroke Prevention Tips for Women

Stroke Rates Dropped Over Decade, Study in Texas Finds

Stroke Risk May Be Higher for Chinese People Than Whites

Stroke Risk May Persist Longer Than Thought After Childbirth

Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study

Stroke Survivors Deserve Team Care: Statement

Stroke's Aftermath May Be Tougher on Women

Stronger Statins Don't Up Kidney Injury Risk, Study Finds

Studies Suggest Better Approaches to Staying Clot-Free

Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble

Study Compares Heart Risks for 2 Hormonal Regimens

Study IDs Best Heart Failure Patients for Pacemakers

Study Links Americans' Low Fiber Intake to Higher Heart Risk

Study May Help Explain Delay of Heart Disease in Women

Study Questions FDA Warning Against CT Scans for Those With Heart Devices

Study Questions Safety of Common Anesthesia Drug

Study Raises Concerns Over Safety of Implanted Heart Pump

Study Raises Questions About Testosterone Therapy

Study Sheds Light on How Heart Heals Itself

Study Tallies Risk of Noncardiac Surgery After Heart Stent Placement

Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks

Study: Low Blood Pressure May Weaken Brains of Some Heart Patients

Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Have Early Warning Signs

Sunlight Might Be Good for Your Blood Pressure: Study

Sunny Disposition May Shield You From Heart Problems

Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart

Surgery Might Top Drugs as First Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Surgical 'Glue' May Help Repair Sick Children's Hearts

Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease

Swimming Pools May Pose Hazard for People With Heart Devices

Take Aspirin at Bedtime to Better Protect Your Heart, Study Suggests

Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Diabetes, Study Says

Taking Care of Your Heart

Testosterone Therapy Might Increase Heart Attack Risk: Study

Text Message From Your Heart Doc: 'Take Your Medicine'

Think You're Stressed? Maybe You Should Have Your Heart Checked

Timing of Heart Attack Tied to Death Risk

Tiny Wireless Pacemaker Shows Early Promise

Tongue Piercing Helps Paralyzed People Drive Wheelchairs

Too Few Americans Aware of Their High Blood Pressure: Study

Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find

Too Much Sitting May Be Harmful for Older Women

Too Much Sitting May Raise Heart Failure Risk for Men

Too Much Testosterone May Be Unhealthy for Older Men

Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests

Training Videos Seem to Boost Brain Activity: Study

Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds

Transfusions With Heart Surgery Might Raise Infection Risk

Treatment Costs Vary for U.S. Children Born With Heart Defects

Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013

U.S. Doctors' Group Labels Obesity a Disease

U.S. Stroke Deaths Fell 30 Percent Over Past Decade

Ultra-Early Treatment Reduces Disability After Stroke: Study

Ultrasound Device May Improve Emergency Stroke Care: Study

Underactive Thyroid and Heart Failure a Bad Combination: Study

Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Urine Test May Spot Heart, Kidney Risk in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Using Blood Pressure Cuff Right Before Heart Surgery Cuts Heart Damage: Study

Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests

Video Game Teaches Kids How to Spot a Stroke

Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes

Vitamin B Supplements May Guard Against Stroke

Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease

Vitamin D Supplements Don't Lower Blood Pressure: Study

Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review

Walk More to Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Study Suggests

Walking May Cut Stroke Risk in Older Men

Walking to Work Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk

Warfarin May Up Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says

Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Moderately Obese, Too

What to Do When Lightning Strikes

'What's Bad for the Heart Also Bad for the Brain'

When It Comes to Heart Transplants, Size May Matter Most

Whites at Highest Risk for Irregular Heart Rhythm, Study Finds

Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study

Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Study

With Weekly Exercise, Time Trumps Frequency

Women Face Delays in Heart Attack Care Compared to Men: Study

Women More Likely to Die in Hospital After Heart Attack

Women Smokers Face Increased Risk of Lethal Stroke: Review

Women's Chest Pain Unreliable Indicator of Heart Attack: Study

Young Women Less Healthy Than Men Before Heart Attack: Study

Younger Adults Who've Had Shingles May Face Higher Stroke Risk

Your Flu Shot May Also Help Your Heart

Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes


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