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Amid major efforts to send people to Mars, new research suggests deep space travel may increase the risk of later dying from cardiovascular problems.
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Levels of digestive byproduct, TMAO, could help identify high-risk patients with PAD who need intensive treatment.
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Speaking at a school training session in Ohio, motivational speaker Dr. Stephen Sroka collapsed. An associate principal and two school police officers used CPR and a nearby AED to save his life.
Read Stephen Sroka’s story
Scared straight on heart-health risk
Guest columnist Denise Bradley-Tyson tells about what it took for one woman to improve her diet, lifestyle.
Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown's latest column
Short episodes of abnormal heart rhythm may not increase risk of stroke for those with pacemakers, defibrillators.
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New statement provides guidance about potential interactions between statins and commonly prescribed heart disease drugs.
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Why African-Americans have disproportionate rates of high blood pressure continues to puzzle the medical community and requires further research, according to a new report.
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