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7 Easy Steps to Ideal Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States?

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest: The Silent Killer

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States for adults over the age of 40 with nearly 850,000 people considered high risk. It’s estimated that...

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Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker Changes Lives

Cardiac pacemakers monitor the heart and provide electrical pulses to the heart when it beats too slowly.

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Learn about the Benefits of Alcohol - In Moderation

Did you know that all types of alcohol can help lower your risk of heart disease? Registered Dietician and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Molly Kimball, discusses the benefits of...

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Twins Undergo Dual Heart Surgeries

Doctors at Ochsner Medical Center performed a life-saving surgery on twin girls who were born with an abnormal hole in the wall between their hearts' upper chambers.

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Don’t Leave Your Heart Out In the Cold

You may try to keep yourself warm to prevent cold or flu symptoms, but did you know that cold weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease?

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Are You at Risk for Heart Failure?

Heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans and is the leading cause of hospitalization in people older than 65

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Can Omega-3s Reduce your Risk of Having a Heart Attack?

Omega-3 fatty acids, naturally found in fish, have been proven to lower blood pressure and promote heart health, but research shows that they may actually have an even stronger benefit:...

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