Heart Disease

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Studies: Millions Could Benefit By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Millions more Americans could benefit from treatment with popular cholesterol-lowering medications, according to two new studies.

07/15/2015

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Simple Breath Test Could Detect Cancer, Heart Failure

Researchers are working on a less invasive approach to diagnose diseases.

02/25/2015

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5 Films You Need To See at The Boston Film Festival This Weekend

Local aspiring and legendary directors premiere films at this year’s Boston Film Festival

09/24/2014

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#1 Killer of Women

May 17, 2014 Did you know more than 42 million American women are living with some form of heart disease? One in every three women dies of heart disease, yet only about half of women […]

WBZ-TV–05/16/2014

Members of the men's soccer team at Curry College gear up for a 38-flight ascent at Exchange Place in Boston on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. (Credit: Twitter)

Boston ClimbCorps Event Steps Up To Heart Disease Challenge

About 1,000 people participated Sunday in the third annual ClimbCorps fund-raiser in the city to help fight heart disease.

01/26/2014

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Looks Matter: The Signs Of Aging That Can Signal Heart Disease

As if getting older is not challenging enough, research points to certain signs of aging as a marker for higher risk of heart disease.

01/07/2014

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Top Five Foods For Prevention Of Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States, but there are things you can do to prevent it from developing in the first place.

01/07/2014

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Boston Hospital Promotes Heart Health With Urban Climbing Event

Hundreds of people participated this weekend in a Brigham and Women’s Hospital effort to combat heart disease literally one step at at time.

06/30/2013

Endopat created by Itamar can warn patients of heart attack risk.

Device Warns Patient Of Heart Attack Risk

Itamar Medical, Inc. of Franklin has developed a simple device that can warn a patient years ahead of time if they are a likely candidate for a heart attack.

04/25/2013

Medical Minute: Work And Your Health

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about work’s effect on your body.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/17/2011

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