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Exercise Before Heart Attack Boosts Survival

Study suggests that a regular exercise habit before a heart attack improves survival and prognosis.

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The Dark Side of Extreme Exercise: Rhabdomyolysis

It’s no surprise that professional sports players are expected to endure brutal workouts in order to prepare for real play time. You’ve likely also heard of the teen and college sports players’ strenuous workouts in extreme weather conditions (heat). ...

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Dark Chocolate Recipes: Sweet Treats That Can Boost Heart Health

Who doesn’t love dark chocolate? These healthy recipes will have your mouth watering.

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Is Your Young Athlete's Heart at Risk?

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the most common cause of sudden death in athletes. It is a condition in which the heart experiences a heart rhythm abnormality and suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating.

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Understanding Diabetes and Heart Disease

If you live with diabetes, the official guidelines for reducing heart disease risks can be confusing. Here's what you should know.

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What Causes Pain In The Right Side Of The Chest?

Find out what could cause sharp or stabbing pain in the right side of the chest and if it is related to a heart condition.

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Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes: Prevention

In the United States, sudden cardiac death occurs most commonly in basketball and football. In the rest of the world, soccer (football) is the sport most commonly associated with sudden death.