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More Evidence That Supplements Won't Help Your Heart

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's another study suggesting that the vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do nothing to stave off heart disease.

Heart Meds May Be Wrong for Millions of Americans

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans may be getting the wrong treatment to prevent a heart attack or stroke, a new study suggests.

On Top of Other Challenges, Homeless Have Higher Heart Disease Risk

MONDAY, May 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease remains a major killer of the homeless, a new review confirms.

Key Heart Risks Decline for Older Americans

MONDAY, April 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Older Americans dramatically reduced their risks for heart attack and stroke over a recent 20-year period, a new analysis finds.

Immigrants Have Healthier Hearts Than Native-Born Americans

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People who immigrate to the United States tend to suffer less heart disease and stroke than those who are born in America, a new study shows.

Women May Dismiss Subtle Warning Signs of Heart Disease

TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Warning signs of heart disease in women, such as fatigue, body aches and upset stomach, may be shrugged off as symptoms of stress or a hectic lifestyle.

Health Tip: Suggestions to Improve Your Cholesterol

(HealthDay News) -- You should check your cholesterol at least every five years, or more often if there's a problem, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) says.

Vitamin D3 May Benefit Heart Surgery Patients

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients have low vitamin D levels before and after open heart surgery, but those levels can be restored to normal with supplementation, a new study suggests.

High Cholesterol Tied to BetterBrain Health in Those Over 85

MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In a seemingly counterintuitive finding, new research suggests that high cholesterol is associated with a reduced risk of mental decline in the elderly.

Impotence Among Heart Patients Not the Fault of Meds, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Worried that the drugs you're taking to lower cholesterol or blood pressure might make you more apt to develop erectile dysfunction?

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