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cardiology

Marathons can tax amateurs’ hearts

Ease the strain by training up for the 26.2-mile run ... well before attempting it.

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‘I can do anything … It’s just amazing’

Former baseball hopeful Terry Fewless gets his life back thanks to newer technology for clearing clogged arteries.

Stressed out at work? Your aFib risk may rise

Prolonged periods of unease and anxiety are likely to increase the risk of this heart condition.

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Asking the tough questions

After her brother dies of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a woman ponders whether to get genetic testing.

Listen to your heart, ladies

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women—but warning signs can often be ambiguous.

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A clear, new path

A burgeoning procedure to clear total blockages from coronary arteries is giving new life to patients who once had few options.

Patient Story

‘A good pain’

For cardiac patients like Michael Thompson, counterpulsation is one of the toughest treatments they'll endure—but also one of the best.

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An optimistic outlook

Diagnosed with heart disease at birth, Hannah Webb now expects a baby of her own. She returned to where her care began.

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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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Deadly deception

Heart attacks strike both sexes, but women should be especially careful—the warning signs can be subtle.

Even your heart may benefit from extra education

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure.

Take the ‘mad’ out of March Madness

Anger issues can dramatically increase risk of heart attack, study finds.

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