American Heart Association

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Southern diet, fried foods, may raise stroke risk

(AP) – Deep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the Deep South. People whose diets are heavy on them and sugary drinks like sweet tea and soda were more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study finds.


Looking old may be a sign of heart risks

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Want a clue to your risk of heart disease? Look in the mirror. New research suggests that people with certain signs of aging have a greater chance of developing heart disease […]


Even fit baby boomers won't escape heart problems

CHICAGO (AP) – Here’s a reality check for health-conscious baby boomers: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke. The upside is that […]


Surgery seems best for heart disease in diabetics

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research shows that people with diabetes and several clogged heart arteries fare better with bypass surgery instead of having stents placed to prop open their blood vessels. Doctors compared […]


What's your blood type? Might be a clue to heart disease risk

(AP) – Here’s another reason to know your blood type – it might be a clue to your risk of heart disease. New research shows people who have blood types A, B or AB have […]




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