Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Heart Health

Know Your Heart?
True or False: People who do not get enough sleep are more than twice as likely as others to die of heart disease.
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Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say
Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say
Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards
Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note
American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate
NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve
NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve
Statins appear to boost survival rates after bleeding in the brain, study reports
But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say
A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say
Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products