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coronary artery disease

Mysteries of the Achilles

Can the longest and strongest tendon in the body predict blocked heart arteries?

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.

The darker side of inflammation

Bouts of inflammation can help fight viruses and other foreign invaders—but chronic inflammation is a different story altogether.

2 signs there’s a heart attack in your future

Heeding these warnings could save your life or the life of a loved one.

Does your height hinder heart health?

Maybe so. Study reveals that shorter men have higher risk for heart disease, but four risk factors within our control tend to trump height.

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