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Women tend to play a dangerous waiting game with their hearts. Researchers say they are far more likely than men to dismiss signs of trouble and wait too long to get medical help when symptoms appear.
Of all of the states in the U.S., D.C. saw the highest rate of preventable deaths from heart disease, stroke and hypertensive disease in 2010 at rate of 99.6 per 100,000 population, the CDC reports.
Sleep affects your health more than you may realize.
The emerald ash borer is a prolific tree killer, but researchers suggest the beetle also may have a link to premature deaths in humans.
A simple test can detect early signs of heart disease, but insurance does not not cover it. The chief of cardiology at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital calls it "a mammogram for the heart."
One in three Americans has high blood pressure and many don't know it, so getting regular screenings is crucial to your health.
New heart screening technology is giving doctors and their patients a glimpse into the future.
The women with "broken" hearts could not be a more diverse bunch. And yet their common illness binds them together.
Heart disease is deadly. It is also, in most cases, preventable.
There is no racial equality when it comes to heart disease.
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