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Heart & Vascular Health
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Many patients who are at low risk for heart problems don’t need screenings such as EKG and stress tests, a national association of primary care physicians recently recommended.
When a young woman survives a heart attack, the cause may be sudden coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a little-known condition linked to several underlying diseases.
Marathon training shown to positively alter heart structure and function in middle-aged men in Circulation study. Dr. Gordon Blackburn comments on results.
A new study finds playing competitive, organized sports may be safe for some children with rare heart rhythm disorder.
Controlling your weight, blood pressure and blood sugar may prevent or stop the heart-pounding episodes caused by atrial fibrillation.
A recent study shows that moderate physical activity (including walking and doing housework) two or three times per week may be best for cardiovascular health.
In America, we love our pizza. But to avoid heart disease, we need to choose the right options for our pizza crust, sauce and toppings. Here are tips for making your pizza heart-healthier.
Sometimes it seems like a world of endless food choices. But even for those of us who have settled on a particular way of eating -- such as the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet -- there's many decisions still to be made.
A recent study shows a link between heart arrhythmia and bisphenol-S (BPS), a chemical commonly used in “BPA-free” products.