Why Too Much Salt Could Be Extra Harmful For Diabetics

A diet loaded with salt is associated with double the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes.

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A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All

A new study challenges the widely held belief that light drinking of alcohol may be good for your heart.

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure

Low levels of vitamin D may be a cause of high blood pressure, according to a new study.

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Depression Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk in Younger Women

Young and middle-aged women with depression are more than twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or die from heart disease as their mentally healthy peers, new research suggests.

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Is Vitamin D the Key to a Longer Life?

Higher levels of vitamin D may protect people from an earlier death, particularly from cancer and heart disease, suggests a new analysis of existing research.

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Processed Meat Like Hot Dogs and Salami May Raise Heart Failure Risk

Hey, guys, listen up: Steaks may be a safer bet heart-wise than hot dogs and salami, a new study suggests.

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Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Linked to Risk of Heart Problems

As many as one in 10 women taking the breast cancer drug trastuzumab (Herceptin) will experience some type of heart problem, according to new research.

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The Addictive Mash-Up Song That Might Help You Save a Life

Now this is music to our ears. To celebrate National CPR Awareness Week, the American Heart Association joined forces with DJ Earworm (the man behind the annual United State of Pop mix) to premiere a special mash-up for hands-only CPR.

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Women Who Have Heart Attacks Before 55 Fare Worse Than Men

Women who survive a heart attack before age 55 tend to face more complications over the coming months than men do, new research suggests.

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Why Diabetes May Be More Dangerous for Women Than Men

Diabetes appears to pose a greater risk to heart health for women than men, a new analysis of current research contends.

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