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Heart transplant survivor Anne Howell learned the hard way that cardiomyopathy runs in her family.

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Malaria









Scientists propose a link between malaria and high blood pressure, and urge more research in hopes of better addressing the harmful effects of hypertension.

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atvb pad patients









Restoring leg blood flow is a better option than exercise for PAD patients.

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E-cigs FDA









The Food and Drug Administration has for the first time issued sweeping regulations for e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah tobacco.

Read more about new FDA rules

Stroke guidelines









To rehabilitate a stroke patient, new guidelines say it takes a village.

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Lea más sobre las pautas de rehabilitación

Mother's Day parfait













With love in your heart, make something that will be healthy for hers.

Read and watch how to make a Mother’s Day recipe

Risk calculator









Expert defends heart disease and stroke ‘risk calculator’ after study questions its accuracy.

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Queen Latifah says this Mother’s Day she’s reminded of the unwavering support and strength she’s always gotten from her mom Rita Owen. “She’s the strongest person I know and she’s committed to Rise Above Heart Failure,” said Latifah, who asks that everyone show support for the 6 million people with heart failure through the Red Steps Challenge.

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