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Heart Disease

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Top Heart Disease Articles

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  • 'Go Red for Women' on Feb. 6

    February is National Heart Month, starting off withNational Wear Red Dayon Friday Feb.6. The Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Program invites you to wear your favorite red outfit to raise awareness about heart disease in women. "Women can do anything men...
  • Too many people take aspirin to prevent heart attacks, stroke, study says

    Too many people take aspirin to prevent heart attacks, stroke, study says
    Aspirin is a popular drug for people who’ve never had a heart attack or stroke and would like to keep it that way. But for more than one in 10 people who do so, aspirin could do more harm than good, a new study suggests. Among 68,808 patients...
  • Healthy habits lead to lower cancer risk

    Healthy habits lead to lower cancer risk
    Certain types of cancer are more likely to strike certain types of people than others. For example, while men can be diagnosed with breast cancer, women are far more likely to develop the disease. But just because a person's risk of developing cancer is...
  • Lower stress to protect your heart, expert says

    Lower stress to protect your heart, expert says
    Heart disease is a leading killer of Americans, and there are many factors that put people at risk. But among the top problems is something hard to measure – stress – according to Dr. Michael Miller, professor of cardiovascular medicine,...
  • UCLA-backed m-health project aids at-risk women using fitness app

    UCLA-backed m-health project aids at-risk women using fitness app
    Qiana Sago knew she had a problem. Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking pills for high blood pressure. Her triglycerides were "the highest you can have," she said. Working as an LAX custodian, she was surrounded by fast...
  • Even if you backslide, resolving to improve your health is worthwhile

    If you've ever made New Year's resolutions that include adopting better health habits, you probably know they aren't easy to keep. The reason resolutions often don't work is because lasting change is usually not accomplished in a dramatic leap but through...
  • Cancer, heart disease, stroke deaths down, life span stays put

    Heart disease and cancer, which cause of deaths of half of Americans who die each year, continued to loosen their deadly grip in 2013, while rates of deaths attributed to flu and pneumonia surged, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention said this...
  • Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease

    Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease
    Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
  • Open your eyes to yellow vegetables

    We hear a lot about the health benefits of brightly colored vegetables, such as scarlet red tomatoes and deep green leaves, but paler shades often are overlooked. Yellow vegetables also pack a powerful nutrition punch. The eyes have it When it comes...
  • ED may be early warning sign of heart disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 58 and asked my doctor for a prescription for erectile dysfunction. He recommended I also have tests done to evaluate my heart. How are ED and heart disease related? ANSWER: In some cases, erectile dysfunction, or ED, may be an...
  • Big Soda's false populism

    In its $10.5-million spending binge to defeat soda tax measures in Berkeley and San Francisco in November — and to stem the nationwide push to hold Big Soda accountable for epidemic diseases related to sugar overconsumption — the soda industry...