Tag: heart attack

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online; Phone...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of...

April 19, 2019

Roundup: Heart Attacks in Young Women; Too...

Heart Attacks Increasing Among Young People, Ages 35 to 54, Especially Women, Study Finds The risk of having a heart...

February 22, 2019

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During the Holidays

Pressure to buy gifts, opportunities to overeat and drink too much and expectations to socialize with family and friends are...

December 12, 2018

Roundup: Daily Aspirin Debate, STDs Skyrocket and...

Aspirin Therapy Questionable for Those Not at Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke Aspirin therapy — which refers to taking a...

August 31, 2018

Heart Health: Calcium Scoring Test Detects Heart...

Eating healthy, exercising and not smoking are lifestyle factors long associated with preventing heart disease. Newer evidence, like the recent...

July 26, 2018

Flu Causing Heart Attack in Some Patients

Despite a difficult season, most people experiencing this year’s flu – body aches, cough, sore throat and congestion – feel...

February 15, 2018

Your Calcium Score; Your Heart Health

If you could peek into your future and see what your heart health may look like in five to 10...

February 1, 2018

Roundup: Heart Patients Who Stop Daily Aspirin...

It’s a well-known and broadly prescribed treatment for many patients who’ve had a heart attack or stroke: Take a low-dose...

September 29, 2017

Roundup: Shingles Tied to Heart Attack and...

Beyond the pain, itchiness and red splotches are other dangerous effects of shingles. People who get shingles are at higher...

July 7, 2017

Statin Guidelines Demystified

For nearly 30 years, cholesterol-lowering medications, known as statins, have been available to reduce the risk of heart attacks in...

June 8, 2017

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Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With prevention and moderation, it’s possible...

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Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People;...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and a fifth of adolescents, ages...

‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using stents to a medication-only approach....

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Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and private organizations, products are still sold that...

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