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Beat the Stats With 8 Tips to a Healthier Heart

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 12
This February in honor of American Heart Month show your heart a little extra love with these simple, yet very effective tips to maximize heart health.

'Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up' Debuts on HBO

TELEVISION | By EDGE | Feb 10
On Valentine's Day, February 14, HBO Documentary Films presents "Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," a hybrid form of standup comedy inspired by O'Donnell's recent near-fatal heart attack.

FDA Finds Heart Pacer-Zapper Benefits Women More

HEALTH | By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 24
omen with heart failure are less likely to get a special kind of pacemaker than men, but more likely to benefit from the device, a government analysis suggests.

Test Accurately Rules Out Heart Attacks in the ER

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 1
A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.

Study: Married Folks Have Fewer Heart Problems

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Mar 28
Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.

Married Folks Have Fewer Heart Problems

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Mar 28
Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely to have heart problems.

Study to Test ’Chocolate’ Pills for Heart Health

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Mar 19
A big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

California Family Celebrates 3 Heart Transplants

HEALTH | Dec 24
Three California kids have received heart tranplants for their hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, just in time for Christmas.

Study Ties Nuts to Lower Cancer, Heart Death Risk

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 22
Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease -- in fact, were less likely to die of any cause -- during a 30-year Harvard study.

U.S. Doctors Urge Wider Use of Cholesterol Drugs

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 13
The nation’s first new heart disease prevention guidelines in a decade focus more broadly on risk and moving away from specific targets for cholesterol.

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