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James L. Weiss, M.D.

James L. Weiss, M.D., is the M.J. Cudahy Professor of Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He is also the director of the Heart Station, immediate past director of the cardiology fellowship and training program, and associate dean of admissions.

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10 Risk Factors for Stroke

Some stroke risks, such as your age, are out of your control. The good news is that 90 percent of the factors that cause strokes can be modified.

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When to Take Blood Pressure Drugs

Taking hypertension medication at the right time of day may lower your diabetes risk.

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Wearable Defibrillator Vest: Pros and Cons

A wearable cardioverter defibrillator vest can be a short-term solution to prevent sudden cardiac death. Find out if you might be a good candidate.