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Preventing Cardiovascular Disease: What Every Woman Needs to Know Feature
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Preventing Cardiovascular Disease: What Every Woman Needs to Know

Although you cannot control certain risk factors for CVD—like age, gender, race or ethnicity and family history – there are steps you can take that may help prevent CVD.

2 Healthy Diets Are Equally Good for Your Heart
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2 Healthy Diets Are Equally Good for Your Heart

Two eating plans—a vegetarian diet that includes eggs and dairy, and the Mediterranean diet—protect your heart equally, a new study shows.

Age at Menopause Impacts Risk of Nonfatal Heart Conditions
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Age at Menopause Impacts Risk of Nonfatal Heart Conditions

Women who enter menopause between ages 40 and 44 are 40 percent more likely to have a heart condition. Learn more about this and other health headlines.

I Had a Heart Attack Two Weeks After Giving Birth
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I Had a Heart Attack Two Weeks After Giving Birth

Wanda's postpartum experience was nothing short of terrifying. Read her inspiring story.

Did You Hear About the Connection Between Sleep and Heart Attack Risk?
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Did You Hear About the Connection Between Sleep and Heart Attack Risk?

Get the details on this story and explore other health headlines from the week.

I Never Thought I Could Have a Heart Attack, But I Did
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I Never Thought I Could Have a Heart Attack, But I Did

When Yesenia was 43 years old she had a heart attack and didn’t know that’s what it was. Read her story.

Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart Attack
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Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart Attack

Recovering from a heart attack can be tough, but new research suggests that depression, anxiety and stress can make it even tougher.

FDA Expanding Recall of Widely-Used Blood Pressure Drug
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FDA Expanding Recall of Widely-Used Blood Pressure Drug

Read the top health headlines from this week, including the latest recall news for a popular blood pressure drug.

What You Need to Know About the “Polypill” for Your Heart
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What You Need to Know About the “Polypill” for Your Heart

Learn more about the clinical trial and what researchers have discovered.

What's Your Heart Disease Risk? Important Numbers to Know
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What's Your Heart Disease Risk? Important Numbers to Know

The risk of heart disease goes up as you age. Here are some important numbers to know to help keep your risk in check.

I Thought I Had a Pinched Nerve, But I Was Really Having a Heart Attack
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I Thought I Had a Pinched Nerve, But I Was Really Having a Heart Attack

Robin initially saw a chiropractor for her pain—she had no idea she was actually suffering a heart attack.

Why You Should Care About Cholesterol
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Why You Should Care About Cholesterol

Knowing more about cholesterol, what your cholesterol numbers are and what they mean could help you live a longer, healthier life.

Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
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Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

There are things every woman can do to help protect themselves from a first cardiovascular event (primary prevention) or another heart attack or ischemic stroke (secondary prevention). Here's what you need to know.

Why You Need Omega-3 Fatty Acids
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Why You Need Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Research indicates that omega-3 supplements may not provide heart health benefits, but your body still needs omega-3 fatty acids, ideally from seafood and other foods.

Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
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Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

There are things every woman can do to help protect themselves from a first cardiovascular event (primary prevention) or another heart attack or ischemic stroke (secondary prevention). Here's what you need to know.

Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask
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Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask

Here are some frequently asked questions that may help you better understand how blood-thinning medication works and some risks.

Living Well With AFib
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Living Well With AFib

Those who have AFib should be well aware of these things: living a healthy lifestyle and reducing stroke risk.

When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication
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When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication

There are some instances when a reversal treatment may be needed to reverse the effect of a blood-thinning medication.

AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know
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AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know

Did you know there are reversal treatments for some blood thinners used to reduce the risk of stroke with AFib?

What Do You Know About Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib?
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What Do You Know About Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib?

If you or someone you know has AFib, please take this survey so we can better understand how you manage your stroke risk.