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1 in 6 Americans Too Far From Lifesaving Heart Centers

3-D Model of Heart May Help Surgeons Fix Defects

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

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

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

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

An Optimistic Outlook May Be Good for Your Heart

Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks

Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest?

Are Your Heart Symptoms All in Your Head?

Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study

Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble

Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes

Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study

Better Treatments Helping People With Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds

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?

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

Certain Heart Attacks Are Deadlier in Hospital

Certain Heart Dysfunction More Likely in Hispanic Women With Many Kids: Study

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study

Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death

Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk

Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass

Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

Cocaine Can Cause Heart Problems: Study

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Pose Risks for Surgery Patients

Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function

Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study

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 Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear?

Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?

CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says

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

Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study

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

Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat

Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

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

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks

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

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk

Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signals Future Heart Trouble: Study

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

Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts

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

ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study

Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

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 OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

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

Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says

Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress

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

Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says

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

Health Tip: Troubled by High Triglycerides?

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study

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

Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients

Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some

Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites

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

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

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?

Implantable Heart Devices Work, Regardless of Race: Study

Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study

Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says

Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts

Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content

Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study

Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too

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

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 Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC

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

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age

More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study

More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure

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 People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study

MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat

Mutant Gene Spurs Dangerous Heart Condition in Newfoundland Dogs: Study

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

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

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC

Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens

Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble

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

Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study

Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease

Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack

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 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

Protect Yourself in Icy Temperatures, Heavy Snow

Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds

Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health

Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease

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

Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure

Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart

Scientists Spot Mutation Behind Genetic Form of Heart Failure

Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz

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

Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients

Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting

Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds

Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery

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 Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows

Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women

Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise

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

Study Compares Tissue-Based or Mechanical Replacement Heart Valves

Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics

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

Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat

Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage

Test Endurance Athletes for Heart Woes While They Exercise: Study

Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

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

Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say

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

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

Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks

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

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

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

Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around

Wireless ECG Speeds Up Heart Attack Treatments, Study Shows

'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say

Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble

Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack

Women With Heart Disease at Low Risk When Giving Birth: Study

World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows

World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack