Heart health is important for everyone
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Heart health is important for everyone

Heart disease is responsible for about a quarter of all deaths in the United States each year. That’s around 655,000 people annually, or one death every 36 seconds. Heart disease…

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Heart failure is frightening but manageable for most people
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Heart failure is frightening but manageable for most people

Although the term “heart failure” can be alarming, many people live normal lives for longer periods through early diagnosis and treatment. Heart failure is actually quite common, affecting nearly 6.5…

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Heeding the signs of heart disease
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Heeding the signs of heart disease

Heart disease kills one out of every four people who die in the United States each year. Many of those deaths can be prevented, and during American Heart Month — observed throughout February each…

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Health in the headlines

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Need to catch up on the latest health news? We've gathered the highlights for you. Here’s a reason to celebrate: chocolate may be good for the heart. Here’s a reason…

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Pinpointing the source of heart disease
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Pinpointing the source of heart disease

When Antonio Vargas became too weak to do the things he enjoyed, his daughter Mimi Cruz brought him in for care. Doctors at the Heart and Vascular Institute at University…

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