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Symptoms

Heart Attack vs. Panic Attack: Do You Know the Difference?

Symptoms of a panic attack are often quite similar to those of a heart attack. Find out how to tell them apart and when you should call 911.

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Risk Factors

11 Facts About Heart Attacks in Women

Brush up on the important differences between women and men and you might just save a life—including your own.

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Symptoms

Anatomy of a Heart Attack

A heart attack happens when the body's most important muscular organ is starved of oxygen. Learn how the body responds and why it's so vital to get help fast.

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Risk Factors

Heart Disease an Issue? Be Careful With Marijuana

Whether its use is for fun or function, new research has found a too-significant-to-ignore link between using weed and cardiovascular health.

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Prevention

10 Ways to Prevent a Heart Attack

Adopt these 10 heart-smart tips now to lower your risk for having a heart attack in the future.

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Complications

11 Ways to Survive a Heart Attack

If you had a heart attack, would you know what to do? These heart-smart tips just might save you.

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Lifestyle

Your Heart Loves Optimism

Is your glass half-empty or half-full? You have the power to decide, so why not fill 'er up? Your heart will thank you.

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Symptoms

Knowing These Heart Attack Symptoms Could Save Your Life

Don’t delay—here’s why acting quickly at the first sign of a heart attack is vital.

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Cholesterol

The Best Ways to Lower Triglycerides

Getting your triglycerides back into a healthy range often requires a one-two punch: healthier habits plus medication. We'll walk you through your options.

Jang Jaswal

A Gift of the Heart

After suffering several major heart attacks, a transplant was Jang Jaswal's last hope. After just three months on the list, he received his new heart—and his life changed in ways he never could have imagined.