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Eat Your Way to Heart Health
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Eat Your Way to Heart Health

Linda Hachfeld, MPH, RDN | July 10, 2023

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body. The arteries and veins through which blood flows to all of your organs,…

Shingles and Your Heart
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Shingles and Your Heart

Paul Goepfert, MD | July 8, 2023

Shingles causes excruciating, disabling, burning pain that may last for weeks, months, or years. A new study from Harvard researchers…

You Can Save a Life

You Can Save a Life

Timothy M. Satty, MD | July 7, 2023

When 25-year-old Buffalo Bills football player Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest after a play on the field, his life…

Beyond Pacemakers
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Beyond Pacemakers

John P. Higgins, MD | July 6, 2023

The concept of a pacemaker began 200 years ago when Luigi Galvani, the Italian physician and biologist, used an electrical…

Mediterranean Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet for Heart Attack Patients
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Mediterranean Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet for Heart Attack Patients

March 29, 2021

In patients who’ve had a heart attack, a Mediterranean diet was much better than a low-fat diet at reducing risk for another heart attack. The study…

Extra Heartbeats (PVCs) Cured Naturally
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Extra Heartbeats (PVCs) Cured Naturally

Andrew Rubman, ND | March 13, 2021

Blair had a recurrent heart arrhythmia since childhood, diagnosed in her 40’s as PVCs. When the condition suddenly grew worse, here’s how we solved it without drugs or ablation.

People with Atrial Fibrillation Are Living Longer
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People with Atrial Fibrillation Are Living Longer

March 12, 2021

People with atrial fibrillation are living longer, but the condition still shortens life by two years, new research has found. Study details…

Omega-3 Supplements Really Do Help Prevent Heart Disease
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Omega-3 Supplements Really Do Help Prevent Heart Disease

March 11, 2021

Recent research concludes that omega-3 supplements can reduce the risk of a fatal heart attack by 35%. Read on for the study findings…

Should You Take Statins? Three Questions to Answer
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Should You Take Statins? Three Questions to Answer

Jamal S. Rana, MD, PhD | March 4, 2021

The expansion of statin guidelines has brought many more people under its umbrella. Here’s how to personalize the recommendations to your health profile.

A Novel Way to Predict Heart Failure Prognosis

A Novel Way to Predict Heart Failure Prognosis

February 24, 2021

It’s difficult to predict the prognosis for a person with heart failure, but new research shows that pupil size can give valuable clues. Study results…

Who Really Benefits from Low-Dose Aspirin?
Cardiovascular Disease

Who Really Benefits from Low-Dose Aspirin?

Thomas M. Maddox, MD | December 4, 2020

Aspirin is widely taken—sometimes without a doctor’s advice—for heart health, preventing stroke and cancer. But its risks often outweigh the benefits.

Beware of Atrial Fibrillation After Any Surgery
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Beware of Atrial Fibrillation After Any Surgery

David Sherer, MD | November 21, 2020

A new study shows that an irregular heartbeat (Afib) can develop following any type of surgery, not just cardiac. Steps to protect yourself or a loved one from this dangerous risk.

The Great Cholesterol Myth—Sarah Hiner Talks to Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, Nutritionist and Nationally Recognized Expert in Weight Loss, Nutrition and Health
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The Great Cholesterol Myth—Sarah Hiner Talks to Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, Nutritionist and Nationally Recognized Expert in Weight Loss, Nutrition and Health

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS | November 11, 2020

We have been brainwashed into thinking that heart disease is caused by cholesterol, but the real culprit is insulin resistance.

IVF Offers Clues to Future Health Problems
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IVF Offers Clues to Future Health Problems

September 3, 2020

For women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF), the process may provide warnings of future heart problems and osteoporosis. New study details…

Positive Thinking Could Help Prevent a Stroke

Positive Thinking Could Help Prevent a Stroke

August 25, 2020

Stroke sufferers who think positively about their health have lower blood pressure and reduced risk for a future stroke. New study details…