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Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack vs. Heart Failure: 12 Key Differences

You’ll often hear the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest used interchangeably, but in reality they aren’t the same thing. ...

12 Causes of Congestive Heart Failure

Heart failure refers to a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s metabolic needs. ...

New Drug Could Reduce Heart Failure Deaths by 20%

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new heart failure drug that could save thousands–even millions–of ...

Depression in Heart Failure Patients Could Increase Risk of Death

A new study reveals that depression may increase the risk of death among heart failure patients. ...

15 Symptoms of Kidney Failure

Many people live with chronic kidney disease, and on the verge of kidney failure, without even realizing there is an ...

13 Hard-To-Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms

When we see a heart attack depicted in films, it’s usually a very obvious pain in the chest that has ...

12 Unique Risk Factors for Heart Disease and Stroke in Women

Heart disease is actually the leading cause of death for women (and men) in the U.S., according to the Mayo ...

Take These 6 Lifestyle Tips for Atrial Fibrillation to Heart

Many people suffer from atrial fribrillation (commonly referred to as just AFib), but what is it? The Mayo Clinic explains ...

21 Fascinating Things About the Heart

How often do you think about your heart? I’m not asking about much you love your spouse, your kids, or your ...

10 Causes of Chest Pain That Are Not Your Heart

Everyone worries that chest pain is related to the heart and they could be experiencing a heart attack, or myocardial ...

7 Important Facts About Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease is often associated with men, but it’s actually the leading killer of women in the United States. ...

10 Strange Indicators of Heart Disease in your Future

The Centers for Disease Control considers cardiovascular disease the “leading killer of Americans”. ...

10 Heart Attack Symptoms: How They Differ for Men and Women

There may not be a more serious health problem than heart disease. ...

9 Factors that Increase Your Risk of A Heart Attack

It’s true that there are certain risk factors for heart disease that can’t be controlled—for instance, your age, a family ...

Moderate Drinking Could Damage Older Hearts, Study Suggests

Generally speaking, “moderate” drinking–or consuming about one alcoholic beverage each day–is acceptable from a health perspective. ...