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November 2017

'I Never Thought I'd Be a Candidate for a Heart Attack'

At age 47, and with no apparent risk factors for cardiovascular disease, Cristina Totoricagil, an assistant school principal, suffered a heart attack while exercising at home. She was transported by ambulance to Baptist Hospital and...
November 2017

Roundup: Plant-Based Diet, Coffee Reduce Heart Failure Risk, Studies F...

Two separate studies find that plant-based diets and coffee consumption are good for your heart. Both research findings were presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017, a global forum for the latest advances...
November 2017

Blood Pressure of 130/80 Now Considered High, Say Stricter Guidelines

A new and stricter standard for determining the serious condition of hypertension, or high blood pressure, has been announced by the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology and other groups of healthcare professionals...
November 2017

'Silent' Heart Attacks: Recognizing Atypical Symptoms

An estimated half of heart attacks have symptoms that are mistaken for less serious health issues, increasing a person's risk of dying. They are often referred to as "silent heart attacks" because they lack the traditional...