Heart Attack

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Boy Scout Leader Dies On Father’s Day Hike In White Mountains

A Boy Scout leader leading a troop from Maryland on a hike in the White Mountains died of an apparent heart attack Sunday.

06/22/2015

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Attacks: Recognizing Symptoms is Only Part of the Story

Heart attacks are primarily a problem for middle-aged men, right? Think again. Every year, about 460,000 women in the U.S. suffer a heart attack.

05/08/2015

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Special Vest Shocks Life Back Into Rutland Man

Pete Sweeney was saved by a special defibrillator vest after suffering sudden cardiac arrest while watching a Bruins game.

WBZ-TV–05/01/2015

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Ten Things For Heart Health

Experts from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center offer 10 Tips to Heart Health.

03/20/2015

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Be Still My Beating Heart

When we speak of love and romance, our pulses race and our hearts “skip a beat.” But do any of us stop to consider the timeless affinity between sex and heart health?

03/20/2015

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Matters of the Heart

No bigger than the size of your closed fist, the mighty muscular organ known as the heart is responsible for pumping blood throughout the network of vessels that make up your body’s circulatory system.

03/20/2015

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Back from the Brink

Nobody expects to experience sudden cardiac arrest and the possibility of brain injury — especially an active young mother with a healthy lifestyle.

03/20/2015

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BIDMC Scientist Testing microRNAs as Heart Disease Biomarker

BIDMC cardiologist Saumya Das, MD, PhD, is leading a large national study to identify microRNAs that might serve as biomarkers in patients with heart disease.

03/20/2015

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When @#%!! Threatens the Heart

We all have times when bad temper gets the best of us. But letting anger escalate to an outpouring of rage can unleash more than just harsh words.

03/20/2015

Experts say walking the the best way to recover after a heart attack. (Photo BIDMC)

VIDEO:The Perfect Exercise After Heart Attack

Experts say walking the the best way to recover after a heart attack.

03/20/2015

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