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4244 Articles Matching "heart"

For heart failure patients in hospital, flu boosts risk of complications, death

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests....
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Money Woes May Damage Black Americans' Hearts

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Compared with those without financial stress, the risk of heart disease was nearly three times higher among those with moderate-to-high financial stress, investigators...
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How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
The flu can alter your immunity and make you more prone to other infections,. Getting a flu shot is relatively cheap and can reduce hospitalizations, acute heart illnesses and...
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Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests....
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Heart-Healthy Living Also Wards Off Type 2 Diabetes

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Heart-Healthy Living Also Wards Off Type 2 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Apple, J&J partner on multi-year study of Apple Watch's health features

Jan 18, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The collaboration will investigate heart health outcomes and medication adherence among seniors, and is scheduled to begin in...
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Why Your Heart Needs a Good Night's Sleep

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Why Your Heart Needs a Good Night's SleepCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Slim but sedentary might face same heart risks as overweight

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults with a healthy weight but a sedentary lifestyle may have the same risk for heart attacks or strokes as people who are overweight, a recent study suggests....
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Health Tip: Understanding a Heart Murmur

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Understanding a Heart MurmurCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Americans Are Now More Likely To Die In An Accidental Opioid Overdose Than A Car Crash

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But most Americans are still most likely to die of natural causes such as heart disease or cancer. In other news on the opioid crisis: a mass drug overdose in California leaves at least one dead and more than a dozen in care; Purdue asks the court to review a decision about unsealing the company's secret records; can medical marijuana help in the fight against the epidemic; and...
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Poor sleep linked to buildup of dangerous plaques throughout body, study says

Jan 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Here's another reason why getting a good night's sleep should be on your must-do list: Sleeping fewer than six hours a night or waking frequently raises your risk of developing damaging plaque in arteries throughout your body, not just your heart....
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Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental Illness

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental IllnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Diamox vs. Lasix

Jan 13, 2019 , RxList
Diamox Sequels (acetazolamide) and Lasix (furosemide) are used to treat congestive heart...
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More Proof High-Fiber Diets Help Prevent Cancers, Heart Disease

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: More Proof High-Fiber Diets Help Prevent Cancers, Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Protecting The Heart From Cancer Treatments

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cardio-oncologists help cancer patients monitor and prevent cardiac complications In recent years, highly effective treatments have led to a significant increase in the number of breast cancer survivors, today numbering nearly 3 million. Cardiologists Aarti Asnani, MD, Loryn Feinberg, MD, and Jame......
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Diamox vs. Microzide

Jan 13, 2019 , RxList
Diamox Sequels (acetazolamide) and Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide) are used to treat congestive heart...
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Secondhand Smoke

Jan 12, 2019 , RxList
Information on the health dangers of secondhand and thirdhand tobacco smoke from cigarettes, cigars, and pipes. Risks include like lung cancer, other cancers, SIDS, heart attack, heart disease, asthma, ear infections, and...
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Animal Study Suggests Ritalin Won't Harm the Heart

Jan 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Animal Study Suggests Ritalin Won't Harm the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Heart failure patients need sooner follow-up care

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than half of heart failure patients who visit the emergency room don't receive prompt follow-up care, and a Canadian study suggests the delay is associated with more complications and lower survival....
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State Highlights: Johns Hopkins Hires Former Prosecutor To Investigate Florida Heart Institute; Exams Showed No Pregnancy Signs In Comatose Woman In Arizona

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, Arizona, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, California, Virginia, Georgia, Wisconsin, Ohio and...
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