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For World Heart Day, Give Your Heart a Tune-Up
Looking to lower your blood pressure?
A Million Hearts Saved
The Million Hearts initiative is bringing together dedicated organizations, communities and individuals to improve the cardiovascular health of the nation.
Controlling Cholesterol
September is National Cholesterol Education Month. That's the perfect time to learn five tips for managing your cholesterol.
Don’t Miss a Beat — AFib Awareness Month
Drums pounding or fish flopping in the chest are ways that people describe atrial fibrillation (AFib). During AFib Awareness Month this September, get to know the symptoms and how to best control the disease.
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.
Check Your Medicine: Blood Pressure Rx Recalled
If you take valsartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned.
Heart Failure May Harm Women More
Women with heart failure may be more likely than men to die or be hospitalized, according to a new Canadian study.
Newer Blood Thinners Tied to Lower Bleeding Risk
Compared to a widely used older blood thinner, newer blood thinners may be linked to a reduced risk for serious bleeding, a new study found.
To Gym or Not to Gym?
Can't seem to motivate yourself to get to the gym? Then this article is for you.
Cholesterol: What Are Your Numbers?
Understanding cholesterol is the first step in managing your cholesterol levels.