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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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By 50, arteries stiffen, increasing risk of death from heart disease, researchers say
Experimental app shaves critical seconds off smartphone transmissions of EKG images, study says
Comparison of 18 offices finds wide range of success in tackling smoking, cholesterol, blood pressure
Study of black Americans found link between having these restaurants nearby and being overweight
Although risk is still low, Australian study found it nearly doubled for depressed women in their 40s and 50s
Likelihood of death, readmission remains high for more than 30 days after heart failure, heart attack
Females tend to have more physical and mental problems prior to the event, researchers find
Numbers were lowered when people engaged in a few sessions per week
Interruption can cause spike in systolic pressure, study found
Dual-chamber implanted defibrillators had more complications than single-chamber models
Finding might reassure women considering the procedure, researcher says
But too little salt may also cause health problems, report authors add
Polluted air can lower organ's filtering ability, new research suggests
Prompt recognition and treatment offer best chance of full recovery
Risk for heart disease rises when workers drink, smoke or overeat
Tests reveal higher concentration of the sex hormone in women and men
Sleep apnea robs millions of people of a good night's rest.
American Heart Association cites stress-busting, dog-walking benefits of companion animals
Electricity from pools' lighting systems might interfere with implanted defibrillators, case studies show