One Heart Stories

Under pressure: How to use the new blood pressure guidelines

Under pressure: How to use the new blood pressure guidelines

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Learn what the new blood pressure guidelines mean for understanding and controlling your risk for heart and vascular conditions.

Stents do work: A closer look at the ORBITA study data

Stents do work: A closer look at the ORBITA study data

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A small study is raising questions about whether stents work for chest pain. Dr. Dharam Kumbhani says they do and explains what the data really mean.

Aspirin study aspires to settle dosage question

Aspirin study aspires to settle dosage question

 

A new clinical trial called ADAPTABLE, The Aspirin Study is aiming to set the record straight on which of two commonly used daily doses of aspirin is more effective. The three-year study is comparing the benefits and side-effect risks of the two doses.

Walking a fine line: How managing blood clots might change heart attack prevention

Walking a fine line: How managing blood clots might change heart attack prevention

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Data from a new drug trial focused on reducing blood clots might allow more personalized options to prevent heart attacks in high-risk patients.

Four people who should see a preventive cardiologist

Four people who should see a preventive cardiologist

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Dr. Amit Khera discusses how people in these four categories can benefit most from preventive cardiology to lower cholesterol and reduce their risk of heart disease.

Patients With Heart Disease: Which Dose of Aspirin Are You Taking?

Patients With Heart Disease: Which Dose of Aspirin Are You Taking?

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A new clinical trial aims to figure out which aspirin dosage is most effective and safest for patients with heart disease.

How doctors squeeze in exercise, and how you can, too

How doctors squeeze in exercise, and how you can, too

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Doctors aren’t immune to letting life get in the way of staying physically active. Dr. Levine discusses how he works exercise into his daily routine.

How a sleep apnea implant may lower your heart disease risk

How a sleep apnea implant may lower your heart disease risk

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Sleep apnea can raise the risk for heart disease. A new surgical implant may reduce that risk and treat sleep apnea without CPAP masks and hoses.

What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

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Heart attack symptoms in women can be subtle. But less severe symptoms don’t mean a less severe heart attack.

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

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NFL players maintain elite strength-training routines. Dr. Joshi explains why their workouts may put them at risk for heart problems after retirement.