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A Million Hearts Saved
The Million Hearts initiative is bringing together dedicated organizations, communities and individuals to improve the cardiovascular health of the nation.
Dropping Daily Aspirin May Endanger Your Heart
Quitting your daily aspirin therapy may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study.
Can Cholesterol Be Too Low?
Lowering bad (LDL) cholesterol reduces the risk of heart disease. But some have expressed concerns over the health effects of lowering LDL cholesterol too much.
A New Rx to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment option for the prevention of stroke and heart attack.
Statins and Your Heart
For those with ischemic heart disease, statins are recommended. But not all patients may benefit from statins, according to a new JAMA Internal Medicine study.
A Healthy Diet for Heart Patients
In patients with coronary artery disease, the Mediterranean diet may reduce heart attack and stroke risk, a new study found.
Breast Cancer Rx and Heart Disease Risk
Researchers have known little about the use of aromatase inhibitors and heart disease risk in breast cancer survivors — until now.
Is a Daily Aspirin Right for You?
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued a recommendation on taking aspirin for heart attack, stroke and colorectal cancer prevention for certain patients.
A Potential New Use for Pioglitazone
Sometimes a medication used to treat one condition can also help with another. That might be the case with pioglitazone (brand name Actos).
Common Rx Combo Tied to Serious Health Risk
The popular blood thinner warfarin is known for its potentially serious interactions with many drugs. And here may be another.