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Skipping Breakfast Increases Heart Risk

It can be a challenge to get the man in your life to stop and smell the coffee – and eat a healthy breakfast. But share this important news: Men who reported that they regularly skipped breakfast had a higher risk of a heart attack or fatal coronary heart disease in a study reported in […]

Sex after Heart Attack

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Women think it would be easier to overcome their fears of sex after having a heart attack if their doctors gave them more information, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association. “Most women don’t have discussions with their doctors about resuming sex after a heart attack even though many experience […]

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Netherlands Study Shows Women Arrive Late and Don’t get Best Treatment Women with strokes caused by blood clots are less likely than men to arrive at the hospital in time to receive the best treatment, according to a European study reported in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. In the study, 11 percent of women […]

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Fertility Therapy and Heart Disease Risk

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Women who gave birth after receiving fertility therapy had about half the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) or death in the subsequent decade, compared with women who gave birth without this therapy, researchers report. The findings are from the General Reproductive Assistance and Vascular Illness Study (GRAVID), the first large, population-based study to assess long-term […]

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Severe Obesity Increases Among Kids, Teens

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5 percent of U.S. children, teens classified as ‘severely obese’ Severe obesity rates among children and teen have increased, according to a new study from the American Heart Association. In fact: About 5 percent of American children and teens are severely obese — putting them at high risk for premature heart disease and type 2 […]

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Positive Patients Exercise, Live Longer

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Heart disease patients with positive attitudes are more likely to exercise and live longer, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Study highlights include: Heart disease patients with positive attitudes were more likely to exercise and live longer. Patients may have better health outcomes when doctors’ treatments […]

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Flu Vaccine May Cut Heart Attack Risk

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The flu vaccine may lower your risk for heart disease and stroke A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine shows that getting a flu vaccine may reduce the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke. “We may have identified that the flu vaccine may also be a […]

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African-American Risk Detection Increases

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Improved accuracy in detecting heart disease Doctors can now calculate cardiovascular risk in African-Americans for the first time ever. The new equations offer greater accuracy in predicting the chances of heart attack or stroke in African-Americans, whose risk levels are higher than whites. But the new risk equations actually benefit everyone. That’s because for the […]

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New Diet, Exercise Guideline for Heart Health

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New guideline outlines the best dietary pattern and exercise for heart health Americans shouldn’t sweat satisfying a sweet tooth with a slice of cake or ice cream every now and then. More critical to wellness is maintaining an overall heart-healthy dietary pattern than avoiding occasional indulgences, according to a new lifestyle management guideline from the […]

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Quitting Smoking Reduces Heart Risk Faster

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Cigarette smokers over age 65 may be able to lower their risk of cardiovascular disease-related deaths to the level of never-smokers when they quit faster than previously reported, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013. A study showed that older people who smoked less than 32 “pack years” — 3.2 […]

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