Heart Disease

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Heart Disease

There is no evidence to support the widespread use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to prevent heart disease and stroke in old and very old people, Spanish researchers say.

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Heart Disease

Aspirin or fish oil probably won't help prevent heart attacks or strokes in folks who are already at risk for cardiovascular issues, three new studies show.

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Heart Disease

When it comes to protecting one's heart, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol -- or HDL -- has long had a reputation of being the "good" cholesterol, compared to the "bad" cholesterol -- LDL (low-density lipoprotein).

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Heart Disease

Doctors have long known that obesity raises the risk for heart disease later in life, but new research reveals it can damage even young hearts.

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Heart Disease

After five weeks off recovering from her heart attack, Melissa Murphy looked forward to returning to her job.

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