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Approved: Post-Stroke Muscle Rehab Device
A device to help post-stroke patients with muscle re-education has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Say No to Heart Disease This American Heart Month
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 for American Heart Month this February.
Blood Pressure Management: What You Should Know
In recent years, awareness of high blood pressure and how to treat and control it decreased among Americans, a new study found. Because awareness is key to blood pressure management, that could spell bad news for public health.
You're a Lifesaver: All About CPR
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a procedure done when the heart stops beating. It can be a lifesaver.
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.
Blood Pressure: A Numbers Game
High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But what do your blood pressure numbers actually mean?
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.
Controlling Cholesterol
Looking to protect your heart health? Check out these five tips for managing your cholesterol.
New Generic Valsartan Approved
A new generic valsartan (Diovan) has been approved. The hope is that it can help with the recent valsartan shortages.