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Defend the derma: Protect your skin from summer hazards

Like a plant in spring, we like to shed our winter-heavy clothes and do our best to absorb the sun.

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Know the warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is a medical emergency. It happens when an event, usually an electrical disturbance, quickly and unexpectedly causes your heart to stop working. You get short of breath, collapse and lose consciousness. Fast treatment is key to survival.

Posted: March 07, 2016
Heart health challenge: Get moving

Busy day-to-day lives often get in the way once you decide to start an exercise regimen and your quickly fall back on bad habits. That's why Dr. Amy Pollak, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, challenges us to get at least 20-30 minutes of exercise each day. Regular exercise helps prevent and improve a number of health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and depression.

Posted: March 07, 2016
New blood pressure guidelines might be coming sooner rather than later

Larry Macaluso had high blood pressure and high cholesterol for much of his adult life.

Posted: November 09, 2015
Implanted sensor helps patient manage serious heart condition

PITTSBURGH - It used to be that Susan Beck had to go see her doctor to get a check on her heart failure symptoms.

Posted: October 06, 2014
Black vegetarians healthier than meat-eating counterparts

African-American vegetarians are at lower risk of cardiovascular disease, and even diabetes and high blood pressure, most likely from the healthy eating practices, says a new study from Loma Linda Univ-ersity in Loma Linda, California.

Posted: April 28, 2014
Doctors probe symptoms of heart attacks in young

Carrie O'Connor thought she was a fairly healthy 35-year-old who went on daily jogs and ate well.

Posted: April 14, 2014
Cardiac rehabilitation an underutilized lifesaver

MIAMI - Last summer Ted D'Esposito, a retired charter fishing boat captain, wasn't feeling right. He was short of breath and his energy level was way down. He noticed a burning sensation on the back of his throat.

Posted: March 10, 2014
Heart exams available for those without insurance

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Posted: February 11, 2014
Simple health advice that will make you smile

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but not brushing or flossing my teeth may harm my heart. A slight deviation from the original saying, but nonetheless they are wise words.

Updated: March 25, 2015 - 1:26 pm
Too much sitting linked to heart attack and stroke

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Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:19 pm
Many stroke, heart-attack survivors make no changes after event

There's no stronger scare tactic into leading a healthy lifestyle than suffering a heart attack or stroke, which is why it may be surprising many survivors don't make changes needed to improve their health.

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 12:45 pm
New Jersey law helps find defects in infants' hearts

HACKENSACK - In the first nine months after the state required newborns to be tested for heart problems, three infants with critical congenital heart defects - and 17 with other serious conditions that would not have been diagnosed otherwise - were reported to the New Jersey Birth Defects Registry.

Updated: September 24, 2013 - 5:58 pm
Learning to deal with stress in healthy ways

I was trying not to feel stressed as the traffic backed up and then stopped. I was, after all, on my way to a seminar entitled "Stress, Anxiety and Depression." I took a deep breath - which was later confirmed as a great stress reliever.

Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:19 pm
AtlantiCare heart app

AtlantiCare heart app

Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:20 pm
Why too many burgers and steaks might shorten your life

Red meat isn't just a type of food - it's a deep-rooted part of our culture. Many of us were raised at a time when no dinner was complete without a hearty portion of meat and potatoes. Every July 4th, we fill our grills with hot dogs and hamburgers, and from November through New Year's, meat is often the centerpiece of holiday meals.

Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:20 pm
Study: Heart attacks drop with smoke-free law

A decline in heart attacks in one Minnesota county appears to be linked to smoke-free workplace laws, according to a new report in Archives of Internal Medicine.

Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:20 pm
Ask Dr. H.: Women must heed the early symptoms of a heart attack

Question: I was surprised to hear about how Rosie O'Donnell had a heart attack recently and initially ignored the symptoms she was having because they weren't classic heart attack symptoms. Then, I learned how women can have different symptoms than men when having a heart attack. Could you elaborate on those differences? - J.B., Detroit

Updated: September 27, 2013 - 1:24 pm
Healthy mouth equals a lower risk of disease

Your eyes may be the mirrors to your soul, but your gums might be the mirrors of your health. Most of us see a dentist for our teeth and our doctors for everything else, and never the twain shall meet. However, more and more research shows that poor oral health - gum health, specifically - is related to your overall health and wellness.

Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:21 pm

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