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Alzheimer’s and Heart Disease: What’s the Connection?

Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia. Cognitive impairment. Memory loss. Fewer words strike greater terror in the heart than...

Heart Beat: Pesticide Exposure; Oral Hygiene; Processed Foods; Griefing

Exposure to Common Pesticides Connected to Cardiovascular Death People exposed to high levels of a common household...

This Year, Eat More Fiber!

Most Americans are familiar with fiber as a substance used to prevent constipation. But fiber also reduces...

How Much Do You Know About Your “Ticker?”

If your heart isn’t beating normally, you may be one of millions who benefit from a...

Diuretics: Little Pills With a Big Job

Heart failure often causes the body to retain fluid. When this happens, you may gain several...

6 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol Without Using Medications

Adding fiber to your diet is a great way to lower your cholesterol naturally, but it’s...

Ask the Doctors: Stent; E-Cigarettes

Q: I got a stent after a heart attack. Now I hear that medical therapy is...

Heart Beat: February 2020

Early Discontinuation of Aspirin After Stenting May Be Okay Following angioplasty and stenting, patients take aspirin plus clopidogrel (Plavix¨),...

Heart Failure Patients: Do You Really Need That Elective Surgery?

If you have heart failure, you might want to give careful consideration as to whether the potential benefits of a surgical or...

New Diabetes Drugs a Boon for Patients with Heart Failure

SGLT2 inhibitors go above and beyond lowering blood sugar to prevent heart failure-related deaths and hospitalizations. By Holly Strawbridge

“Three Squares” Reimagined

Eating less food—and less often—is better for our metabolism. By Holly Strawbridge Many of us were...