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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.
Doctors stress heart problems can run in families, and women need to know about their gene pool and take that information very seriously.
"There is a clot busting medication called TPA that is the only FDA-approved treatment for stroke. It is dependent on people getting to the hospital very early and being able to be treated very early," said Dr. Amie Hsia.
Andrea Wongsam was 35 years old and 13 weeks pregnant when her life changed forever.