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Doctors’ advice on the latest prevention guidelines

The new prevention guidelines released by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology provide the best practices for your healthcare providers. What’s the most important thing for you to know about these guidelines as a patient, and what …

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Heart disease survivor’s journey to the Affordable Care Act

Vance Lobe’s first heart attack in 2009 left him feeling like a lucky guy. Even though the pain was so intense it seemed like an alien was popping out

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Scholarship working to close diversity shortage gap in medicine

Nefertiti Clavon struggles to keep up with rising tuition costs and other college expenses. “There were times I felt I was going to have to leave school because of

More than 1 in 4 deaths from cardiovascular diseases could be prevented

More than 1 in 4 deaths from cardiovascular diseases could be prevented with lifestyle changes or medical treatment, according to a government report. Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1