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E-Cigarettes And Heart Health: An Aid To Quitting Or A Smoldering Risk?

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are a hot item these days. Here are the drawbacks, possible benefits, and the final analysis.

01/07/2014

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How The Flu Affects The Heart

Getting the flu often just means a few days of feeling lousy, but for some, it can have dangerous effects on the heart.

01/07/2014

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How Energy Drinks Could Hurt The Heart

The hectic pace of modern life can make it seem hard to keep up. Some may try turning to energy drinks, which are purported to provide mental and physical stimulation, to help stay revved and alert. But are they safe?

01/07/2014

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VIDEO: Tour An Operating Room At The CardioVascular Institute

Tour one of the state-of-the-art operating rooms at the CardioVascular Institute.

01/07/2014

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VIDEO: Five Steps To Heart Health

Five simple tips to know, eat, and do to maintain a healthy heart.

01/07/2014

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VIDEO: Life Saving Surgery At CardioVascular Institute

Meet George — a patient who’s life was saved by surgeons at the CardioVascular Institute.

01/07/2014

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How Energy Drinks Could Harm The Heart

The hectic pace of modern life has some turning to energy drinks. But how safe are they, particularly for the heart?

01/04/2013

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How The Flu Affects The Heart

Getting the flu often just means a few days of feeling lousy, but for some, it can have dangerous effects on the heart.

01/04/2013

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Heart Attack Symptoms Often Differ For Men And Women

Heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women, but the symptoms of a heart attack often differ by gender.

01/04/2013

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Healthy Eating Prevents Recurrence Of Heart Disease And Stroke

If you have heart disease, the foods you eat can help prevent a recurrence, according to a new study.

01/04/2013

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