Saving Hearts and Lives in the African-American Community
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Saving Hearts and Lives in the African-American Community

By Patricia Maryland, Dr.PH (NNPA Newswire Guest Columnist) Our heart is the engine that keeps…

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Panel Backs Aspirin for Heart Health in Only Certain Adults
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Panel Backs Aspirin for Heart Health in Only Certain Adults

LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A government task force says a daily…

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Struggles with Sleep Linked to Heart Disease Risk
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Struggles with Sleep Linked to Heart Disease Risk

(Reuters Health) – Adults who get too much or too little sleep may have the…

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Blood Pressure Swings May Raise Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke Or Fatal Heart Disease
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Blood Pressure Swings May Raise Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke Or Fatal Heart Disease

(HNGN) – A team of researchers studied the association between blood pressure swings and heart…

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Transplant Drug May Help Limit Damage After a Heart Attack
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Transplant Drug May Help Limit Damage After a Heart Attack

Stephen Feller, UPI   LONDON (UPI) — A drug used to mute the immune system…

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Report Urges Major Steps to Help Victims of Cardiac Arrest
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Report Urges Major Steps to Help Victims of Cardiac Arrest

LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Would you know what to do if…

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Researchers to Examine Why Minorities Hit Harder by Stroke and Heart Disease
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Researchers to Examine Why Minorities Hit Harder by Stroke and Heart Disease

Special to the NNPA via The North Dallas Gazette   As part of the American…

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Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
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Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites

WEDNESDAY (HealthDay News) — The cluster of heart risk factors known as the “metabolic syndrome”…

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One-Third of Americans Have a Syndrome That Could Kill Them — Do You?
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One-Third of Americans Have a Syndrome That Could Kill Them — Do You?

(News Quench) – An alarming 34.7 percent of Americans have a condition known as metabolic…

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Study: Short People’s Genes May Confer Higher Heart Risks
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Study: Short People’s Genes May Confer Higher Heart Risks

MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer Short people have more risk for heart disease, and…

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