Task Force: Low-Dose Daily Drug Can Reduce Risk Of First Heart Attack, StrokeThe U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advises all middle-aged people with even one risk factor for heart disease take a cholesterol-lowering drug called a statin to prevent having a heart attack or stroke in the first place.
Local Doctors Stress Importance Of Cardiac Rehab Following Heart AttackIt's one of the best things for people to do after they've had a heart attack, but only one-third of heart attack survivors actually do it.
Australian Study Shows Anger Increases Risk Of Heart AttackTwo new studies are highlighting some factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing certain cardiovascular issues.
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Doctors Treating More Athletes For Atrial FibrillationHe went out for a team run when suddenly his chest felt funny and his vision closed down for a few minutes.
Clarithromycin Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiac DeathNew research finds the antibiotic clarithromycin is associated with an increased risk of heart deaths.
New Research Links Heart Drug To Higher Mortality Rates Many people take a medicine called Digoxin, DIG for short.
Study Brings About Concerns For Using Niacin To Treat CholesterolNiacin, which is vitamin B3, has been prescribed for years to people with high cholesterol because it lowers the bad LDL (low density lipoproteins) and raises the good HDL (high density lipoproteins).
Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart DiseaseForget what you think you know about heart disease. There's new information that's shaking things up a bit.
Study Finds Link Between Statin Users And High-Calorie DietsMillions of Americans take medication to keep the cholesterol in check.
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