HEART DISEASE

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Be Risk Factor for Heart Disease

Inflammation is part of a complex process by which the body responds to injury, irritants or damaged cells in an attempt to eliminate the threat and begin to repair the affected tissue. It can occur anywhere in the body and is a function of the...

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The Link Between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Heart Attacks

A recent study led by University Hospitals researchers suggests a strong link between gut health and heart health.

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Why Women Are at Greater Risk Than Men for Heart Disease

More women die from heart disease than from all forms of cancer combined, including breast cancer. Learn more about the leading health risk for women.

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Young Women Can Have Heart Disease Too

Young women aren't usually associated with heart disease. But each year, 35,000 women under age 50 have a heart attack. Know the warning signs of heart disease.

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7 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy as You Get Older

Even though heart disease risks increase with age, heart trouble doesn't have to be an inevitable part of getting older.

Cholesterol: The Real Truth

Cholesterol: The Real Truth

Many people don't completely understand cholesterol and what they can do to lower the bad cholesterol, called LDL cholesterol, to guard against heart attack or stroke. Find out the facts.

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Is It Heartburn or a Heart Attack? How to Tell

Is that burning sensation in your chest simply heartburn, GERD or the sign of something much worse -- like a heart attack? Learn when to seek medical help.

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