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5 Ways to Recover After a Stroke

Stroke rehabilitation begins almost immediately after being admitted to the hospital and often continues for at least one to two months afterward. The primary goal is to prevent stroke complications, such as stiffening of the limbs and deep vein thro...

By Rafael H. Llinas, M.D.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Puts Your Heart at Risk

Rheumatoid arthritis causes chronic inflammation that can affect more than your joints, including bodily organs like your heart.

By HealthAfter50

10 Ways COPD Affects the Heart

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), over time, can affect the heart. Learn how our heart and lungs work together as a team to keep us healthy.

By John Bottrell

Angina: A Patient Guide

Learn about angina in our heart disease patient guides. Find out the symptoms of angina and what causes angina and coronary blockage.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team