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A daily aspirin is a commonly used, generally safe therapy for people who need help preventing heart attacks or stroke.

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A new study has found that patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease cut their risk of a second major adverse cardiovascular event by almost 50 percent, if they adhere to taking a statin medication as prescribed by their doctors.

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Patients taking diuretics are often at risk for low potassium levels, which can put patients at an increased risk of death from cardiac arrhythmias or other causes. But researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that taking prescription potassium supplements can reduce these patients’ risk by nearly 10 percent as daily outdoor temperatures increase—a time when patients may be at highest risk due to loss of potassium while sweating.

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019 19:03

Better chocolate choices benefit heart health

For Valentine’s Day consideration, skip the milk chocolate candy and replace it with a cup of dark hot cocoa.

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Intensive control of blood pressure in older people significantly reduced the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, a precursor of early dementia, according to the National Institutes of Health-supported Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition in Decreased Hypertension, or SPRINT MIND.

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New research in the International Journal of Cardiology confirms the cardiovascular risk of diets rich in saturated fats found in meats and the benefits of plant-based and dairy alternatives

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