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Loneliness: A Danger to Your Health

Loneliness not only causes emotional discomfort, it also impacts key physiologic parameters leading to multiple disease states and early death.
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TAVR, Innovation, and the Future of Healthcare

Minimally-invasive procedures such as TAVR and a team-based approach to medicine are two types of innovation that provide patients with better overall care.
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Lecithin Supplements: Understanding the Risks and Benefits

Before you take lecithin supplements, you should weigh the lack of credible evidence of benefits against scientific literature suggesting safety concerns.
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Erectile Dysfunction: Is It a Sign of Heart Disease?

Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign of arterial disease because the health of the penile arteries reflects the health of the rest of the arteries as well.
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What You Need to Know About Plant-Based Diets

Many people believe that a plant-based diet is good for you. But to really qualify for this designation, it must be supported by well-designed studies.
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Substance Abuse & Comorbidity: What You Need to Know

When people are admitted to substance abuse treatment centers, they must be screened for other physical and mental conditions to get the best care.
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Wearable Heart Rhythm Monitors: Which One, When, and Why?

Wearable heart rhythm monitors range from smartphone trackers to sophisticated implantable monitors. Their capabilities differ as do their use cases.
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Research Links Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation

Patients with sleep apnea have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF) and treatment of AF may be affected by sleep apnea.
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How Important is Sleep for Women’s Health?

Current research on sleep and women's health sheds light on how women can protect their health by changing specific sleeping habits.
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Is There Really a Way to Reverse Diabetes?

High glucose levels found in people with Type 2 diabetes are only one part of the complex molecular biology that causes diabetic complications. Lowering glucose levels without addressing the other issues will not prevent cardiovascular complications.
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What Everyone Should Know About Their Heart

Using newer tests that reveal unrecognized risks, heart disease can be identified at the earliest stages and measures can be taken to stop and reverse the process.
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What World Heart Day Means to Me (and You)

On World Heart Day, a cardiologist writes that medical care for women's heart health is inadequate and must be improved.