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“You also get this free alarm clock to remind you when to take your medicine.”

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CDC: State prisons to offer cardiac care









State prisons are providing inmates with cardiac health care and screening for cardiovascular risk factors, found a CDC report.

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Stories from the Heart - Sofia Montoya










Third-grader Sofia Montoya was on the school playground this spring when her heart stopped.

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Marajuana smoke more dangerous









A minute of secondhand marijuana smoke may damage blood vessels, according to research released Wednesday.

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Life is good for Jang Jaswal after years of battling heart failure.

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Cardiac arrest checklist












As student athletes return for training camps and practices, the NCAA is reminding trainers and coaches about a rare, but important concern: sudden cardiac death.

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More than 300 hospitals and clinics have joined a nationwide initiative to lower Americans’ blood pressure.

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Women under 50 should exercise

 







Women under age 50 who do physical activity can lower their coronary heart disease risk.

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Providing the best care for stroke patients

Stroke Coordinator Lisa Shumaker of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Washington talks about how her center is able to treat stroke patients faster and with the best guidelines-based care.

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