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heart failure

Study: Negativity corrupts the heart

Your level of pessimism is easily measurable—and could be another factor in determining your risk of dying.

Severe obesity linked to heart failure

Study sees connection between the two even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure.

Patient Story

‘I was totally blindsided’

After cardiac arrest at age 25 and heart failure at age 31, Rick Eding is waiting patiently for the transplant that could save his life.

Patient Story

‘Fortunate to be here’

Doug Barense's heart would only quiver after surgery—until a doctor's hands massaged a beat back into it.

Even your heart may benefit from extra education

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure.

Patient Story

Young at heart

After narrowly escaping death, heart transplant patient Fred Nelis will swim competitively in the Transplant Games.

Updated heart failure treatment guidelines issued

Two new drugs added to list of recommended therapies.

U.S. heart disease deaths shifting south

Cardiac health has improved in North and West, but declined in Southern states, CDC study finds.

Patient Story

Cancer at age 10, complications for life

Childhood lymphoma survivor Judy Bode creates documentary to educate world on the late effects of cancer treatment.

Patient Story

Your top health stories of 2015

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.

Another reason to think twice about cola

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for a disabling condition.

Patient Story

‘I don’t want to miss out on anything’

Age 36, married and mother of two, Amy Reames was in a good place. And then her heart shut down.

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