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Heart Health

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about different heart related conditions, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

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Lifestyle

25 Cups of Coffee a Day Is (Kind of) OK

... For your arteries, that is. We dig into new research to see what it means for the rest of your body.

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Living With

A Beauty Queen Fights Heart Failure

Mom and caregiver Sandra Holloway survived two heart-failure emergencies—now she's dedicated to helping others avoid them.

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Prevention

4 Simple Steps That Could Save Your Life

Heart disease steals millions of lives each year. Yours doesn’t have to be one of them.

Man with heart pain clutching his chest.
Skin Health

Severe Eczema and Heart Health

Eczema can affect more than your skin. Recent studies show a connection between severe eczema and heart problems. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.

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Living With

Can Heart Failure Get Better?

The short answer: Yes! Find out the steps you need to take to keep your symptoms under control.

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Nutrition

Hey, Chicken Lovers: It May Be Time to Cut Back

New research suggests that white meat may not be much healthier than beef after all.

Woman with neck and shoulder pain signaling heart attack.
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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Diagnosis

When the Heart Fails

Understanding the basics of heart failure can help you feel more in control—and less afraid. Find out more about the different types, how they’re diagnosed, and what the best treatment options are.

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Prevention

Working It! How Exercise Helps Fight Heart Failure

While heart failure patients used to be told to prioritize rest, now experts say physical activity is vital—here’s what you need to know to get started.

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Lifestyle

This Triathlete is Living with Heart Failure

Doctors aren't exactly sure what caused his heart to weaken, but a lack of answers has done little to slow him down. Learn the lessons that can come from living with heart failure.