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4610 Articles Matching "heart"

AHA News: Scared to Exercise After a Heart Attack? It's Probably Scarier If You Don't

Apr 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Scared to Exercise After a Heart Attack? It's Probably Scarier If You Don'tCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Heart Patients Pay the Price When Nearby Pharmacy Closes

Apr 20, 2019 , WebMD
Nearly 24% of patients whose pharmacies closed failed to refill their statin prescription during 12 months of follow-up, compared with nearly 13%  of those whose pharmacies remained open, the findings...
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Stress disorders tied to increased heart disease risk

Apr 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who suffer from conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease, a Swedish study suggests, and the risk may be greatest in the months right after stress disorders are diagnosed....
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Facial Expressions Are Crucial To Human Interactions, But Botox And Cosmetic Surgery May Disrupt All That

Apr 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“People these days are constantly rearranging their facial appearance in ways that prevent engaging in facial mimicry, having no idea how much we use our faces to coordinate and manage social interactions,” said Paula Niedenthal, a professor of psychology. In other public health news: medicine's racist past, a polio-like illness, and groundbreaking heart surgery....
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Life lessons from the native tribe with the healthiest hearts in the world

Apr 20, 2019 , CNN Health
A few years ago, I read reports of an indigenous tribe living deep in the Amazon rainforest whose members had hardly any evidence of heart disease. In fact, the researchers concluded after a year-long study that the Tsimane, as they are called, had the healthiest hearts in the world, a title previously held by Japanese women....
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Replace Red Meat With Plant Protein for Heart Health

Apr 19, 2019 , WebMD
Your heart will thank you if you replace red meat with healthy plant proteins. Doing so will lower your odds for heart disease, according to a new...
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AHA News: Here's How Middle-Aged People -- Especially Women -- Can Avoid a Heart Attack

Apr 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Here's How Middle-Aged People -- Especially Women -- Can Avoid a Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Timing of Meals Can Influence Heart Attack Recovery

Apr 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Timing of Meals Can Influence Heart Attack RecoveryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00...
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New Evidence That Veggies Beat Steak for Heart Health

Apr 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New Evidence That Veggies Beat Steak for Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Heart Patch Could Limit Muscle Damage In Heart Attack Aftermath

Apr 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers have designed a new type of adhesive patch that can be placed directly on the heart and may one day help to reduce the stretching of heart muscle that often occurs after a heart attack. The patch, made from a water-based hydrogel material, was developed using computer simulations of hea......
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Southeastern Grocers participates in AHA’s fundraising campaign

Apr 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie customers can help support the American Heart Association by donating at the register through May 5. Read More...
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3D goggles may soon help surgeons see better

Apr 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In a first, heart surgeons in Poland used 3D goggles to help them see inside a patient's chest as they opened up a narrowed heart valve, according to a report in the European Heart Journal....
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How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress

Apr 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A relentless barrage of news—often frightening and negative—can take a toll on our mental and physical health. Communicators can help people cope in these trying times. The 24/7 news cycle and social media—combined with global violence and heartbreaking stories closer to home—can elevate stress levels in patients and workplaces. Employees in hospitals, schools and government […] The post How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress appeared first on Health Care...
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Your Life Span May Be Foretold in Your Heart Beats

Apr 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Your Life Span May Be Foretold in Your Heart BeatsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Israeli Team Announces First 3D-Printed Heart Using Human Cells

Apr 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Israeli Team Announces First 3D-Printed Heart Using Human CellsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Your Life Span May Be Foretold in Your Heart Beats

Apr 17, 2019 , WebMD
A gradual rise in heart rate could mean trouble ahead for your heart...
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How did New York-Presbyterian help a girl with half a heart?

Apr 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter this year’s Health Care PR & Marketing Awards. The world of health care is brimming with incredible stories, and we’d love to know how you told yours. Consider these compelling tales: · Jenna Skeete was born with only half a heart, and New York-Presbyterian worked diligently to save the child’s life. · Spectrum Health […] The post How did New York-Presbyterian help a girl with half a heart? appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment May Improve Brain Function and Reduce Heart Risks in the Elderly

Apr 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Tighter blood pressure control can improve outcomes for elderly...
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Study Supports Limiting Eggs and Cholesterol Intake for a Healthier Heart

Apr 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Higher consumption of eggs and cholesterol are linked to increased risk for heart...
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Israeli Team Announces First 3D-Printed Heart Using Human Cells

Apr 17, 2019 , WebMD
The printer-generated heart is only about a third the size of an actual human heart -- and it doesn't actually...
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