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Hormone therapy during gender transition may increase risk for cardiovascular events

Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment had an elevated risk for cardiovascular events, including strokes, heart attacks and blood clots, according to a study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
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7 Ways to Manage High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a problem that many people deal with today. According to the FDA, almost 65 million adults in the US are affected by it. Needless to say, it can be rather scary. With symptoms like Severe headaches, shortness of breath, and nosebleeds, it’s no wonder it’s a popular topic. When left untreated, it can lead to a lot more serious problems like a heart attack or kidney damage. Luckily, most cases can be managed or even prevented with a few lifestyle changes that -let’s be hon...
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Susan Lucci on Her Emergency Heart Surgery: ‘I Was Very Lucky’

One day after Susan Lucci revealed she underwent emergency heart surgery, the soap star stepped out at the American Heart Association’s 15th annual Go Red for Women Red Dress Collection runway event. Moments before she took a tumble on the runway (and expertly recovered), Lucci spoke to Variety about why she decided to come forward and open […]
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Here’s why these Valley babies left a Tarzana hospital wearing tiny red caps

It’s the little things in life that sometimes just tug at the heart. OK. Let’s face it. Any baby is just downright adorable, right? But put a little red, knitted cap on a bunch of them as they leave a hospital for their first foray into the world, made by an army of volunteers, and you’ve got gold. That’s happening these days. Ana Leon places a cap on her newborn Mateo Marquez at Providence Tarzana Medical Center on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Newborns at Providence Tarzana Medical Center re...
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Nikki Bella: Artem and I Are Just Friends Despite Having Chemistry

Single and ready to mingle! Nikki Bella told Us Weekly exclusively that she and her former Dancing With the Stars partner, Artem Chigvintsev, are “just friends” despite their strong bond and dating history. Dancing With the Stars’ Hottest Hookups “He’s on tour and so I’m kind of like … whatever city I’m in I kind of explore it … by myself,” Bella, 35, told Us at the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2019 fashion show in New York City on Thursday, Febr...
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How Susan Lucci Is Doing After Undergoing Emergency Heart Surgery

Susan Lucci walks the runway for The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2019 Presented By Macy’s at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 7, 2019 in New York City. Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for AHA A new lease on life. Susan Lucci underwent emergency heart surgery in the fall of 2018 after doctors discovered two blocked arteries. Now, the All My Children alum is happy, healthy and feeling better than ever. Celebrity Health Scares “I’m doing great,” ...
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QUICK ENDING! Star Fine Foods Heart Healthy Sweepstakes (81 Prizes) 2/28 1PP18+

In honor of the American Heart Association and American Heart Month, Star Fine Foods is giving away 81 amazing heart-healthy prizes! Click Here to Enter Note: sharing will NOT give you bonus entries.... Click to read more...
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New study claims climate change could be linked to heart defects in newborns

Climate change may be linked to heart defects in newborns. The Journal of the American Heart Association just released new research that shows how higher temperatures are related to congenital heart issues in babies born in warmer months. With climate change worsening, mothers in the U.S. are exposed to more heat than ever before. Scientists have previously shown that women who are exposed to heat during pregnancy have a higher chance of having a baby born with a congenital heart defect. Every ...
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How Google can help keep your resolutions going through 2019

Get active. Get some extra sleep. Find inner peace. They’re excellent New Year’s resolutions, and they’re also achievable with help from Google. More than 325,000 people with fitness goals for 2019 joined the #GetFitWithGoogle challenge during January to earn as many Heart Points as they could with Google Fit.After looking at the statistics, Google Fit challengers were a seriously impressive bunch. In Russia, people went cross-country skiing. In India, people loved their badminton. Br...
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AHA: Nearly half of American adults have cardiovascular disease

The American Heart Association's annual report says nearly half of U.S. adults have some form of heart disease. Veuer's Justin Kircher has the story.            [Author: Buzz60]
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Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have cardiovascular disease

Nearly half (48 percent, 121.5 million in 2016) of all adults in the United States have some type of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association's Heart and Stroke Statistics — 2019 Update, published in the Association's journal Circulation.
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Nearly half of US adults have cardiovascular disease, study says

Nearly half of all adults in the United States have some type of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association, such as coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke and high blood pressure.
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Following guidelines for heart health can also reduce diabetes risk

New US research has found that following seven healthy lifestyle guidelines for preventing heart disease also appears to help prevent diabetes. Led by Dr. Joshua J. Joseph at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine, the new study looked at 7,758 participants with an average age of 63 and used the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 health and lifestyle factors as a guide for measuring participants' heart health. The Life's Simple 7 includes getting enou...
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Sparkling water: Healthy alternative or millennial fad?

Sparkling waters are en vogue as a healthy, refreshing alternative to soft drinks and alcohol.Some claim sparkling water has injurious effects, such as reducing bone mineral density, but research shows such claims are overstated or outright myths.Not all sparkling waters are created equal, though. While some are just as hydrating as plain water, others can be unhealthy if not consumed in moderation. None Sparkling waters are the latest in health chic, providing all the fizzy refreshment of a sof...
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@Fossil Gen 4 Venture HR Smartwatch Review @BestBuy #Fossilstyle #ad

I have slowly upgraded my smartwatches over the years. I am rather picky with what is on my wrist. I like comfort first, and capabilities second. I like something that can answer my calls, or text back for me, plus keep track of my walking. The Fossil – Gen 4 Venture HR Smartwatch does all of that and more! Notifications for calender, SMS, social media, and email. Did I mention it came in my favorite color…rose gold! The Fossil Gen 4 Venture HR Smartwatch can: Record information about exer...
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Michael Kors Access Runway Smartwatch

The smartwatch has taken on a whole new look lately, and high end fashion experts are jumping on board. Michael Kors Access Runway Smartwatch in 41mm Stainless Steel is stunning and comfortable. The elegant design is much more durable that it appears. With a gold-tone or rose gold-tone finish, this watch embodies timeless sophistication. At first glance, you wouldn’t even recognize it as a smartwatch. While others are known to be bulky and unattractive, Michael Kors designers have decided t...
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Doctor’s orders: Follow these 6 tips to avoid holiday stress

For many of us, “the most wonderful time of the year” is anything but. If we let the holiday season get the better of us, we can find ourselves overeating, overspending, and over-extending from now through New Year’s Eve. Holiday stress has real health implications: The American Heart Association warns that the increased stress we […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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An annual flu shot could be an easy way to help reduce risk of death for heart failure patients

New European research has found that getting an annual flu shot could help save the lives of heart failure patients during the winter months. Carried out by researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, the new study looked at data gathered from 134,048 individuals with newly diagnosed heart failure who were followed for a period of 12 years. The findings, published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation, showed that the heart failure patients had an 18 percent reduc...
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Achieving new guideline blood pressure goals may prevent 3 million cardiovascular events

In 2017, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new blood pressure guidelines, lowering hypertension threshold to 130/80 mm Hg from the previous 140/90 mm Hg.
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New blood pressure guideline could prevent 3 million cardiovascular events over 10 years

In 2017, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new blood pressure guidelines, lowering hypertension threshold to 130/80 mm Hg from the previous 140/90 mm Hg. A new study predicts that achieving and maintaining the 2017 guideline blood pressure goals could prevent more than 3 million cardiovascular disease events over 10 years.
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AHA and ADA launch new initiative to help people with type 2 diabetes reduce heart disease risk

The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association today launched their new, multi-year awareness and education initiative, Know Diabetes by Heart, to reduce cardiovascular deaths, heart attacks and strokes in people living with type 2 diabetes
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Cholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelines

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released their latest 121 page guidelines on risk assessment and management of high cholesterol for people who are at a greater risk of heart attacks or strokes.
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Miniature pacemakers aim to make heart procedures for infants less invasive, more efficient

At 2:15 p.m. C.T. on Sunday, Nov. 11, Rohan Kumthekar, M.D., a cardiology fellow working in Dr. Charles Berul's bioengineering lab at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, part of Children's National Health System, presents a prototype for a miniature pacemaker at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018.
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Consuming just a single energy drink may disrupt vascular function

Drinking just one energy drink may have a detrimental effect on blood vessel function, according to a study to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018 in Chicago.
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Complication of broken heart syndrome associated with both short- and long-term risk of death

When patients with broken heart syndrome survive a life-threatening complication that renders the heart suddenly unable to pump enough blood, they remain at greater risk of death for years afterwards, according to research to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. The study will also be simultaneously published in the American Heart Association...
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Violent crime raises blood pressure even among those living in safe areas

A spike in Chicago crime was associated with a relative increase in blood pressure among people who lived in safe neighborhoods, according to preliminary research to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.
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Daily weighing may be key to losing weight

Daily weighing may help with weight loss goals. People who don't weigh themselves at all or rarely were less likely to lose weight than those who weighed themselves often, according to research to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.
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Opioid use may increase risk of dangerous heart rhythm disorder

Opioid use appears to increase a person's risk for developing atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart-rhythm disorder known to cause strokes, according to preliminary research to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.
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Overweight kids often left in the dark about their high blood pressure

Pediatricians generally don't address elevated blood pressures in overweight children during well-child visits. When they do broach the subject, their communication is often unclear, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.
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Nuts for nuts? Daily serving may help control weight and benefit health

Eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular benefits, according to two separate preliminary studies to be presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2018 in Chicago, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.
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