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What Happens When You Skip Your Blood Pressure Rx
About 5 million patients enrolled in Medicare Part D are not taking their blood pressure medications properly, according to a new Vital Signs report.
A New Rx to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment option for the prevention of stroke and heart attack.
What Your Workout Is Worth
Getting your workouts in may mean health care savings, according to a new study.
The Risk of Early Heart Attacks
Despite improvements in recent years, having a heart attack at a young age may still mean a higher risk of premature death, a new study found.
What Helps After Heart Attack
Invasive coronary strategies may improve survival in patients who have had a myocardial infarction  (heart attack), a new study found.
Diabetes Rx Could Fight Heart Disease
A drug often prescribed for type 2 diabetes could fight heart disease in patients with type 1 diabetes, a new study found.
How Late-Onset Asthma Might Affect Your Heart
Adults who develop late-onset asthma may face a raised risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study found.
Mental Stress and Your Heart
For younger women with heart disease, mental stress could have a big effect on their health, a new study found.
Anemia, Stroke and Death Risk
Anemia, a condition marked by a low red blood cell count, may increase risk of death in those who have had a stroke, according to a new study.
Gallstones and Heart Disease: A Possible Link
What do gallstone disease and heart disease have in common? More than you might think, according to new research.