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cardiovascular care

For heart attack recovery, follow doc’s orders

Survival improves dramatically for those who can stick to the guidelines.

The original heart med: Fruits, veggies

Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.

Can statins stifle healthy habits?

Some who take medication for high cholesterol or blood pressure might stop exercising or gain weight in later years.

Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

Patient Story

Stroke rate keeps falling

Researchers are trying to understand the precise mix of factors that contribute to improved health outcomes.

Once-a-day polypill—smarter heart care?

Among at-risk populations, there's improved compliance rates with a combo medication aimed at heart and blood vessel health.

Is your heart ready for pregnancy?

Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.

Is daily aspirin worth it?

Doctors advise caution. Talk with your physician if you're taking a preventive dose.

Heart health of 9/11 survivors researched

Study demonstrates a link between cardiovascular health and post-traumatic stress disorder—a common illness among rescuers, volunteers and survivors of the terrorist attack.

Study: More young adults need statins

Younger patients are less likely to get a prescription, even when their cholesterol levels rise too high.

Patient Story

Metabolizing wellness

Carol Liebert had extra weight and heart trouble. Then she discovered exercise, education and encouragement.

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