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Heart failure patients treated with a device that synchronizes pumping in the heart's ventricles showed no improvement in exercise capacity, researchers report.
Eating nitrite/nitrate-rich foods such as vegetables and cured meats may help improve the chances of surviving a heart attack and of recovering more quickly.
Even a small amount of a protein called albumin in the urine of patients with stable coronary artery disease increases their risk of cardiovascular death, say U.S. researchers.
Letting patients know how cholesterol boosts their heart risks helps them stick to cholesterol-lowering treatment, Canadian researchers report.
Babies with congenital heart defects are more likely to survive if they're treated at a hospital with the most experience in treating such cases, U.S. researchers conclude.
When I had my first appointment with Dr. Elizabeth Vliet, the nationally-renowned hormone expert who gave me back my life after a year of hell following my hysterectomy, she asked me a ...
Patricia Snead was a walking time bomb.
“It felt like an elephant was sitting on my chest and I was gasping for air," she said.
BY DR. KATHY MAGLIATO
Director, Women’s Cardiac Surgical Services
Saint John’s Medical Center
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When Michelle King Robson’s doctor gave her permission to look for her own solution, Michelle made a promise to share what she learned with her doctor.
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Listen to Michelle King Robson explain why she contemplated ending her life and why her disinterested doctor’s made the experience so much more discouraging.
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Have you wondered if dairy is important to your over all health? Listen to Dr. Robert Heaney explain why women need to focus on their dairy intake as a prevention to the onset of ...
Internationally recognized in the field of bone, biology, and calcium nutrition, Dr. Robert Heaney from Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center checks in to explain, "If you do ...
How did Carol Blocker discover her daughter's mood was not normal? Find out when you listen to this portion of the interview with Melanie Stokes' mom.
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The mother of Melanie Stokes, Carol Blocker, shared with EmpowHer all the different ways her daughter kept planning her own suicide.
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When Melanie Blocker Stokes became pregnant, she seemed to have everything in place. She was a successful pharmaceutical sales manager happily married to a physician. But on February ...
What do you know about PMDD? Yes, it's a mouthful and it stands for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
I really believe that women tend to go to a certain state of mind when they're patients and relying on a doctor's care.
(This is me, right after I had a complete hysterectomy.
EmpowHER Founder & Chairman Michelle King Robson shares her own personal health story and explains why women need to advocate for their own health and wellness!