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A large clinical trial suggests the cholesterol-lowering medication alirocumab (Praluent) reduces heart problem and stroke risk in heart attack survivors.
A combination of low-dose aspirin and any of three drugs known as P2Y12 inhibitors can help reduce the risk of blood clots after a heart attack or angioplasty.
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may benefit patients at intermediate risk for a heart attack, a large study has found.
If you have heart failure or had a recent heart attack, omega-3 fish oil supplements could be a potentially lifesaving addition to your pillbox.
Pharmacists who assess heart attack risk factors, give health recommendations, update prescriptions, and check in with patients can reduce heart attack risk.
An aspirin a day may keep heart disease and cancer away. But the recommendation comes with caveats.
A low-dose aspirin a day could very well keep heart disease and cancer away, research suggests. If you plan to start a daily aspirin regimen—or if you’re already on one—keep these eight safety tips in mind.
A decade ago the Food and Drug Administration warned that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. The FDA is now strengthening its warning on prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) labels.