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cardiovascular disease

A blood test may reveal your heart health

Specific proteins released by a damaged heart may help doctors quickly identify patients at high risk of heart attack and stroke.

Research links HPV to heart disease

Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.

The sooner you quit smoking, the better

Study: Smokers who quit within the past five years cut their risk for cardiovascular disease by 38 percent.

Make sense of highfalutin’ diets

Diets high in protein can help with rapid weight loss, but they aren't sustainable plans—and they might be dangerous.

Marriage is good medicine for the heart

People never married, divorced or widowed have a 42 percent higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and a 55 percent higher risk of death from stroke.

Impotent? Consider seeing a heart doctor

Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign of cardiovascular troubles.

Want to keep weight off? Eat slower.

Eating quickly has been associated with a higher risk for obesity, cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome.

Confused about heart disease and menopause?

This physician shares how to determine when your symptoms require a full evaluation.

Tackling Alzheimer’s disease

It is never too late to lower your risk factors for dementia, but the time to start is now.

Smog may harm your bones, too

Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.

Ladies, let’s talk about your heart

Cardiovascular disease can sneak up on women, so here's what you need to know about how to combat it.

Even a little more activity could save millions of lives

Think of walking to work or cleaning as low-cost preventive medicine.

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