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Take a look the heart disease affects across the country, by the numbers.

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A Closer Look at Common Types of Heart Disease in Women

A Closer Look at Common Types of Heart Disease in Women

Sometimes, being number one isn’t a good thing. Unfortunately for women, heart disease is no longer a disease reserved only for the Type-A corporate male executives. Not only do women get heart disease, but it remains the number one killer of women.

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5 Heart Resolutions for 2012

5 Heart Resolutions for 2012

Since heart disease remains the number one killer of women in the United States, why not add getting heart healthy to your list of New Year’s resolutions this year? While improving your heart health might seem overwhelming, it can be easy with a little careful planning and strategy.

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The Strep Throat Link to Rheumatic Heart Disease

The Strep Throat Link to Rheumatic Heart Disease

Strep throat can lead to some rather serious health complications, including inflammation of the kidneys and rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever may lead to a serious heart condition referred to as rheumatic heart disease.

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Heart Healthy Benefits of Physical Activity

Heart Healthy Benefits of Physical Activity

Let’s face it. Most of us spend more time in sitting in front of the computer or behind the wheel of a car than we do engaging in any type of physical activity. If you’re concerned about your heart health, then increasing your levels of physical activity is essential.

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Featured Expert Interviews

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Are The Symptoms Of A Heart Attack Really That Different In Women Compared To Men?

Dr. Malissa Wood explains how heart attack symptoms, risk factors, and treatments are different in women compared to men.

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If There's A History Of Heart Failure In My Family, Does That Mean I'm At Greater Risk?

Dr. Stephanie Moore recalls the risk factors that increase an individual's likelihood for heart failure and shares preventive tests and lifestyle changes.

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