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1 in 6 Americans Too Far From Lifesaving Heart Centers

45-Minute Class Helps Middle Schoolers Master CPR Basics

72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says

911 Best Call for Heart Attack Victims in Rural Areas: Study

A Pill a Day? No Way, Survey Says

A Sense of Purpose May Help Your Heart

Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators

Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say

After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack

After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life

Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death

An Optimistic Outlook May Be Good for Your Heart

Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients

Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks

Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners

Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds

Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study

Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble

Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study

Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients

Better Treatments Helping People With Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study

Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble

Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis

Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk

Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery?

Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age

Bystander CPR Linked to Better Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest

'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says

Can Smartphones Interfere With Pacemakers?

Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?

Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report

Carbon Monoxide Levels in Breath Might Point to Stroke Risk

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime

Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass

Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some

Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function

COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat

COPD Tied to Raised Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?

Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?

Could a Texting App Help Your Heart?

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?

Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?

CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain

Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults

Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart Health

Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes

Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts

Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says

Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors

Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study

Drug May Be Antidote to Bleeding Tied to Blood Thinner Pradaxa

Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk

Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

Effectiveness of Implanted Defibrillators May Depend on Patient's Age

ER Patients With Chest Pain May Not Always Need Heart Tests: Study

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat

Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk

Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning

FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug

FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs

FDA Approves Blood Test That Gauges Heart Attack Risk

FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs

FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers

FDA Warns of Cardiac Effect When Heart Drug Mixed With Hepatitis C Meds

Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds

Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health

Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study

Football Linemen at Higher Risk for Heart Troubles, Study Finds

Gel Injections May Help Heart Failure Patients

Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients

Giving Birth, Breast-feeding May Help Women's Long-Term Health

Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say

Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study

Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health

Happy Childhood May Be Good for Your Heart

Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device

Heart Attack Shouldn't End Your Sex Life

Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake

Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday

Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients

Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

Heart Patients Worldwide Missing Out on Key Drugs

Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites

Heart Valve Patients Who Manage Their Own Blood Thinners May Do Better

Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks

Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study

How Intense Efforts Boosted Heart Health for One Maine Community

How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners?

How Safe Is Exercise for Those With Common Irregular Heartbeat?

Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study

Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say

Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks

Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure

Lifesaving Defibrillators Often Behind Locked Doors, Study Finds

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts

Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content

Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too

Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks

Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study

Lowering Body Temperature May Help Cardiac Arrest Patients

Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure

Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts

Manual Clot Removal After Heart Attack May Not Help, Could Harm

Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC

Many Americans May Experience 'Silent' Heart Attack

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC

Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders

Many ER Patients With Chest Pain Can Be Sent Home, Study Finds

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age

More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States

More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer

More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts

More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts

More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study

MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat

Neck Artery Stents May Not Be Worthwhile in 'Real World' Setting

New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to Play

New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds

New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients

New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins

New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes

Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks

Newer Blood Thinner May Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Survivors

Newly Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis

Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC

Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens

Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study

Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

Only 1 in 10 With Heart Failure Sent to Rehab Programs

Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says

People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study

Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks

Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease

Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack

Positive Outlook May Help Heart Disease Patients Heal

Pouch in Heart May Trigger Unexplained Strokes: Study

Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers

Procedure May Beat Drug in Patients With Heart Failure, Irregular Heartbeat

Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows

Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health

Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study

Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want

Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study

Rotating Night Shift Work May Raise Risks of Heart Disease, Lung Cancer: Study

Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure

Scientists Pinpoint What Level of Vitamin D Promotes Heart Health

Scientists Spot Mutation Behind Genetic Form of Heart Failure

Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say

Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later

Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults

Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack

Sex Is Safe for Heart Patients With a Defibrillator

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study

Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner Brilinta

Sleep Apnea May Raise Women's Heart Risk, But Not Men's

Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says

Smoggy Days Linked to Most Severe Type of Heart Attack

Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds

Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients

Some Older Heart Patients Might Benefit From Aggressive Treatments

Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say

Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women

Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise

Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65

Study Gauges Value of CT Scans for Heart Patients

Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest

Study Ties Divorce to Higher Chance of Heart Attack

Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease

Study: Lowering Beta-Blocker Dose May Boost Survival After Heart Attack

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat

Test Endurance Athletes for Heart Woes While They Exercise: Study

Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications

The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab, Study Finds

Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds

Too Few U.S. Hispanics Have Cholesterol Under Control

Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Harm the Heart

Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study

Traumatic Life Events May Harm Women's Hearts, Study Suggests

U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report

U.S. Deaths Due to High Blood Pressure Keep Rising: CDC

Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks

Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say

Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study

Weightlessness in Space May Lower Blood Pressure in Astronauts

When Bystanders Give CPR Right Away, Lives Are Saved, Study Shows

When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better

Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level

Widely Used Antibiotics May Raise Heart Risks, Review Finds

Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report

Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around

Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial

Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study

Women May Get Poorer Care Than Men Post-Heart Attack

Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack

Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study

World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows

World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial

Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds

Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack

Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are