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Letting patients know how cholesterol boosts their heart risks helps them stick to cholesterol-lowering treatment, Canadian researchers report.

Knowing Heart Risk Keeps Patients on Cholesterol Drugs
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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.

Babies With Heart Defects Do Best at Hospitals With Most Experience
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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.

African-American Women At Higher Risk Of Developing Heart Disease
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BY DR. KATHY MAGLIATO Director, Women’s Cardiac Surgical Services Saint John’s Medical Center Do you know the important statistics regarding women and heart disease? Learn more.

The Best Defense is Knowledge
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If you ask a group of women what is the most serious threat to their health, most will respond “breast cancer.” The fact of the matter is that heart disease is the number one killer of ...

Heart Disease is the No. 1 Killer of Women, Killing More Than All Cancers

Why do more women than men die of heart disease?

DR. KATHY MAGLIATO: Do you know why more women than men die of heart disease?
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - KFC’s fried chicken buckets soon will be stamped with a health message along with the famous likeness of its founder, Colonel Harland Sanders.

POLL: New KFC, Taco Bell Still Clogs Arteries With Transfats
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4Women.Gov explains why you should I talk to my doctor about heart disease?

How to Talk to your Doctor about Heart Disease and Heart Health?

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. Listen to this unusual story of a ...

AUDIO HERSTORY: Michelle King Robson: I Made An Unusual Promise To My Doctor & He Embraced My Progress

EmpowHer: Talk about identification. How do health care professionals identify a patient who has osteoporosis? What are the tests called, and are these tests commonly covered in most ...

Dr. Neil Binkley Explains How Osteoporosis Is Diagnosed & Preventative Steps

EmpowHer: “If the average woman has a calcium intake below what is recommended and all I am seeing are young girls drinking sodas and not milk, at what age should young women start ...

Dr. Robert Heaney Explains Calcium Intake, Soda Drinking & Vitamin D

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. Click the play button to ...

Menopause related image AUDIO HERSTORY: Michelle King Robson: My Quality of Life Was So Poor, I Thought About Suicide Options

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 ...

AUDIO: Dr. Robert Heaney: Women Need A Diet Rich In Dairy To Protect Against Osteoporosis

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 ...

AUDIO: Dr. Robert Heaney: A Diet Rich in Protein Is Vital To A Woman’s Bone Health

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. Click the play button to hear the ...

AUDIO HERSTORY: Carol Blocker On When Things Changed For Her Daughter Melanie Stokes

The mother of Melanie Stokes, Carol Blocker, shared with EmpowHer all the different ways her daughter kept planning her own suicide. Click the play button to hear the audio.

AUDIO HERSTORY: Carol Blocker: My Daughter Plotted Her Suicide By Gun, Knife, Train, Drowning & Jumping

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 ...

AUDIO HERSTORY: Carol Blocker, Mom of Melanie Stokes Recommends A Book & Explains Melanie’s Bill


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