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heart problems

Lore of the snore

Age-old myths about sleep habits have led some to believe they can get by on just five hours of shut-eye each night.

Study: Cutting carbs may lead to a-fib

Electrolyte abnormalities, dehydration and inflammation are all potential side effects of low-carb diets—and they all create conditions that can lead to heart malfunctions.

Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

Patient Story

‘So much easier than open heart surgery’

A second opinion led to a much less invasive fix for Janet Hanson.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

Patient Story

Reaching for recovery

After complex heart problems and several surgeries, little Graylyn Karaus is stretching, reaching and working toward walking.

As temperatures fall, heart attacks rise

Below-freezing weather may trigger reaction in people with clogged arteries.

FDA approves new type 2 diabetes medication

Agency said the injection lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems.

Patient Story

A ‘life changing’ innovation

When Lana Van Alstine refused to become a 'cardiac cripple,' her doctor found a way forward for her.

Can rheumatoid arthritis shorten your life span?

Rheumatoid arthritis-related heart and respiratory problems are main contributors to early death.

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