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Coated Aspirin May Lose Heart Benefits

Coated Aspirin May Lose Heart Benefits

Amazon(NEW YORK) — Coated aspirin may lose some of its cardiovascular benefits because it takes longer for the drug to dissolve into the bloodstream, a new study suggested.The study of 400 healthy volunteers was designed to uncover whether certain peo…

Study Reveals the Costs of a Heart Attack

Study Reveals the Costs of a Heart Attack

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. If you’re lucky enough to survive a heart attack, then you know that your health is not the only thing that takes the hit. Heart attacks can hurt your f…

Beta Blockers May Not Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Beta Blockers May Not Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New research suggests that beta-blocker pills don’t prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiac deaths in patients with heart disease, but doctors are torn over whether there’s enough in the study to make them want to …

Unrecognized Heart Attacks Common, Deadly

Unrecognized Heart Attacks Common, Deadly

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BETHESDA, Md.) — For every heart attack that strikes with chest pain, shortness of breath and nausea, almost two more slide under the radar among older adults, a new study found.The imaging study of 936 elderly men and women in …

Why Severe Heart Attacks Are Becoming Less Deadly

Why Severe Heart Attacks Are Becoming Less Deadly

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Severe heart attacks may not be as deadly as they used to be, according to new research.A new French study demonstrated that in patients who are hospitalized for severe heart attacks — technically known as ST-elevat…

Heart Attack or Not? New Test Might Tell

Heart Attack or Not? New Test Might Tell

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For Martin Black, it feels exactly like a heart attack.”A pressure, an uncomfortable feeling,” says the 89-year-old Black, who lives in Sarasota, Fla.The pain starts on his left side just below his heart. Sometimes i…

Heart Attacks and PTSD: A Vicious Cycle

Heart Attacks and PTSD: A Vicious Cycle

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — PTSD is a type of anxiety that occurs after a severely frightening experience. Sufferers experience nightmares, high blood pressure and an increased heart rate. Often, they live in fear of things that would remind th…

Beijing Olympics Show Air Pollution-Heart Attack Link

Beijing Olympics Show Air Pollution-Heart Attack Link

Top Photo Group/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Eat healthy. Exercise. Don’t smoke. These are all tips we’ve heard on ways to reduce the risk of heart attacks and blood clots. But most people would never think air pollution can increase their risk….

What Dad Didn’t Know Best: Heart Attack Signs

What Dad Didn’t Know Best: Heart Attack Signs

ABC News’ Dr. Richard Besser and his father, Bill Besser (ABC News)By Dr. Richard Besser
(NEW YORK) — It’s the phone call you never want to receive.”Hi, it’s Mom. We’re at the hospital. They are admitting Dad. Give us a call.”My dad is a doctor. He is…

Alcohol May Benefit Heart Attack Patients

Alcohol May Benefit Heart Attack Patients

Monkey Business/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A daily alcoholic beverage or two may be good for men who have survived a heart attack, according to new research published in the European Heart Journal. The study, carried out by researchers at Brigham and Women’…

Study: Pregnancy Increases Heart Attack Risk

Study: Pregnancy Increases Heart Attack Risk

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Heart attacks are often linked to high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking. But a new study suggests pregnancy can also increase the risk.“There are significant hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy…

Diet Soda Cause for Health Concerns in Older Adults?

Diet Soda Cause for Health Concerns in Older Adults?

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Diet sodas are popular among weight watchers, with millions of people drinking it to stave off calories. But is it possible some are paying a price in their health? New research suggests the low calories could come wit…

Heart Attacks in Young Women Can Be Harder to Detect, Deadlier

Heart Attacks in Young Women Can Be Harder to Detect, Deadlier

File photo. Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Tami Kemit thought she was coming down with the flu, but the 35-year-old mother of two was actually having a massive heart attack.Kemit, who lives in Erie, Pa., waited three days before she drove herself to t…

Heart Attack Risks Soar for Grieving Loved Ones

Heart Attack Risks Soar for Grieving Loved Ones

BananaStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Scientists have found new evidence that grief might actually break your heart. A new study shows that people grieving the death of a close loved one could have a heart attack risk that is 20 times higher than norma…

Hospital Readmission Rate Among Heart Attack Patients Higher in US

Hospital Readmission Rate Among Heart Attack Patients Higher in US

Pixland/Thinkstock(DURHAM, N.C.) — Heart attack patients in the U.S. are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of surgery than patients in Canada, Australia and several other European countries, a new study revealed.The research,…

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