Heart Health

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Can Caffeine Cause Irregular Heart Rhythms?

New research challenges age-old assumptions about caffeine.
If you’re a coffee drinker, you may be concerned about how your daily cup (or two) of joe is

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4 Types of Heart Disease — and How to Help Prevent Them

How much do you know about heart disease?

As the heart is one of the body’s most essential organs, it is important to understand how to

  • man clutching chest could be having heartburn or heart attack

Is My Chest Pain Heartburn, or Is It Something More Serious?

Chest pain that doesn’t subside is frightening — but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re having a heart attack. Here’s what else it could indicate.
Unexplained chest

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Should You See a Cardiologist?

You’ve experienced chest pains, but how can you tell if your condition is serious enough to visit a doctor? These questions will help you determine

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5 Reasons the Holidays Are Bad for Your Heart

There are several explanations as to why December 25 and 26 are the top two days for cardiac deaths. Find out why — and how

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How Much Sugar Is Okay to Eat?

Recently, sugar — and how much we’re consuming — has been making headlines.
When it comes to heart health (and overall health) butter used to be

  • eggs are a great source of protein, vitamins and heart-healthy unsaturated fats

Myth or Fact: Are Eggs Really Bad for Your Heart?

Every month there seems to be a new story about whether you should eat more eggs or swear off of them for good. So are

  • woman uses calorie-counting app to track calories and lose weight

How to Set Realistic Strategies for Counting Calories

Whether you use the latest mobile apps, an old-fashioned food diary or rely on prepared meals, counting your daily calorie intake can help you with

  • LVAD (left ventricular assist device) attaches to the left ventricle of the heart and aorta

Portable LVAD Backpacks Save Heart Patients Lives

Patients with severe heart failure can rely on the latest left ventricular assist device models to prolong and improve their lives.
A left venticular assist device