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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.
Simple Ways to Manage Fluid Buildup
When you have heart failure, one major sign that it could be getting worse is excess fluid buildup in your body. Here are some key steps to keeping your levels in balance.
Let's Talk About Congestive Heart Failure
When the heart weakens, it can trigger a serious domino effect in the body. We explore why it happens and what you can do.
Want to Make Better Food Choices? Do This at Night
If sleep is fleeting—especially if you’re a woman—you may be more likely to adopt heart-harming eating habits, according to new research. Here’s the 411.
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.
For a Healthy Heart, Brush Your Teeth
Brushing your teeth twice a day—and flossing!—may do more for your body than just brighten your smile.
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.
Can Heart Failure Get Better?
The short answer: Yes! Find out the steps you need to take to keep your symptoms under control.