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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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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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Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of women in America? More women die of cardiovascular disease each year than the next five causes of death combined.

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How Cancer Treatment Can Affect Cardiovascular Health

When dealing with cancer treatment, the last thing on your mind is likely the heart, but it is important to know that many cancer treatments can have immediate and long-term...

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Are Your Child’s Behaviors Putting His Heart at Risk?

About 32% of U.S. children ages 2 to 19 are overweight or obese , a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). While adults are more likely to have CVD and other chronic...

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How to Manage Adult Bicuspid Aortic Valve

Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) disease is a simple, yet common congenital (born with) heart defect affecting nearly 2 percent of the population or 1 in 50 people. Here are some common questions congenital...

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Bundle Up for Heart Health: Avoiding a Cold Weather Heart Attack

Now that winter is finally here, you may be taking precautions for pipes, plants and pets, but you should also be aware of increased risk to your heart!

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What Low Testosterone and Erectile Dysfunction Can Mean for Your Overall Health

For many men, erectile dysfunction (ED)  will occur as they age. What many do not realize is that ED can often be linked to more serious conditions like cardiac...

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