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Heart Attack Symptoms: Men vs. Women
Past research has suggested that women have different heart attack symptoms than men. But new findings suggest that may not be exactly true.
Diabetes Rx Approved for Heart Failure
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first diabetes medication of its class to treat a certain type of heart failure.
Act F.A.S.T. to Spot a Stroke
Do you know the signs of a stroke? Knowing the signs and symptoms can make all the difference.
You're a Lifesaver: All About CPR
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a procedure done when the heart stops beating. It can be a lifesaver.
Blood Pressure: A Numbers Game
High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But what do your blood pressure numbers actually mean?
Give Your Heart a Tune-Up
Looking to lower your blood pressure?
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
Possible Nitrosamines in Your Medication: What's Next?
Over the last several months, several medications have been recalled due to a possible cancer-causing impurity. Here's what you need to know.
For American Heart Month, Say No to Heart Disease
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. But you can say no to heart disease by learning about the condition and taking steps to improve your heart health.
Triglyceride-Lowering Rx Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to lower the risk of cardiovascular events like heart attack and stroke.