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Heart Attacks Before Middle Age

When you're young, you're invincible. Or so you think. But sudden cardiac death and heart attacks do occasionally happen to people in their 20s or 30s. Find out why!…

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Three Types of Angina

"Angina: when it feels like a heart attack, but it's not--yet." If angina had a slogan, that could be it. Find out why the condition is so easily confused and what sets it apart.…

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Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Remember the scene in the movie Something's Gotta Give when Jack Nicholson's character has a heart attack? Well, those symptoms, they may or may not be too far off. Watch this to uncover the true sign…

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Heart Attack Basics

It all boils down to blood flow, when it comes to a heart attack. But do you know what interferes with that blood flow? Watch this to learn the basics.…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis & Heart Disease

Rheumatoid arthritis amplifies a person's risk of developing heart disease and having a heart attack. Get the specifics on this complicated connection.…

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What Every Menopausal Woman Should Know About Heart Attacks

Ladies, would you know if you are having a heart attack? Most of my menopause patients don't and research is clear that they should.  Because of their physiology, the smaller size of their arteries an…

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6 Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

Clogged arteries may be the root cause of heart attacks, but there's usually something else that triggers them. Here's how to protect yourself. By Emily Main, Rodale.com Heart attacks often come…

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7 Pains You Should Never Ignore

See which painful symptoms could indicate a health emergency By the Editors of Prevention Pay Attention to Your Body’s Signals Usually a headache is just a headache, and heartburn is …

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6 Health Benefits of Having Pets

About 65 percent of American households have pets, and we spend nearly $35 billion dollars a year on these companion animals. (Lucky dogs.) Our pets clearly have us wrapped around their little paws,…

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A Crucial Nutrient for Heart Health & Bone Strength

The past decade has brought an explosion of research revealing the many beneficial roles vitamin D plays in keeping you healthy. But there's a new kid on the block that could end up being "the …

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