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Heart Disease

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Top Heart Disease Articles

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  • CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year

    CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year
    Health disparities in the U.S. lead to hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths each year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If all Americans had equal access to the best preventive care currently available...
  • Body tentatively I.D.'d as missing Glencoe man died of heart disease, cold exposure

    Body tentatively I.D.'d as missing Glencoe man died of heart disease, cold exposure
    A man whose body was found along the Edens spur ramp in Northbrook and tentatively identified as a missing Glencoe man died from heart disease and cold exposure, authorities determined Sunday. The Cook County medical examiner’s office...
  • Diabetic women much likelier than men to develop heart disease

    Diabetic women much likelier than men to develop heart disease
    Type 2 diabetes, arguably the world's fastest-growing chronic condition, really has it out for women, says a new study. Compared with men with diabetes, diabetic women are 44% more likely to go on to suffer coronary heart disease, which is the leading...
  • Cooking for a healthy heart

    Cooking for a healthy heart
    Toni Coleman used to turn to two key ingredients when cooking: sugar and salt. The 68-year-old retired federal government worker figured it probably wasn't healthy, but food just didn't taste good without it. After taking classes offered by the...
  • Dog having 'accidents' on the bed may have medical problems

    Dog having 'accidents' on the bed may have medical problems
    Q: My three dogs -- two Yorkshire Terriers and a Yorchon (Yorkshire Terrier/Bichon Frise mix) -- share my bed. They come in and out at night as they please through a doggy door. Recently, the smallest one started pooping and peeing on the bed. I can't...
  • Fitness Files: How do you mend a broken heart? Brush

    Master of deceit, my dentist entered the examining room holding a big Zorcaine hypodermic. "Ever hear of a 'china schooner?'" Dr. L. asked. Eyes averted from the needle, I searched my deficient historical database for something I should remember from...
  • EatingWell: Boost your heart health with simple dietary and lifestyle changes

    Heart disease is America's No. 1 killer, responsible for about 1 in 3 deaths - or about 800,000 each year. It claims women and men at about the same rate, and strikes people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. While some heart risk factors, such as family...
  • EatingWell: You should know these 5 myths about cholesterol

    A study published recently in The Lancet stated that high HDL might not directly protect against disease. This was noteworthy because high HDL cholesterol is often touted as protective against heart disease, while high LDL cholesterol is linked to...
  • Debate lingers over the health benefits of coconut oil

    Environmental Nutrition Coconut oil has been hailed as the next super food in a jar, promising everything from weight loss to protection against Alzheimer's disease. While coconut oil has been used as part of the traditional diet in some Asian...
  • Differences between men and women can impact their risk of heart disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I know that heart disease is the leading killer among men and women, but is it true that men and women have different risk factors for heart disease? ANSWER: You're correct that heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and...
  • Beverly Mae England, Weston

    Beverly Mae England, Weston
    When were you first diagnosed with heart disease? I was diagnosed with a heart murmur years ago and didn’t have any issues with it until last year during a routine physical when my doctor discovered a problem with my aortic valve. What form of...