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What Heart Patients Need to Know About COVID-19

What Heart Patients Need to Know About COVID-19

As the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic evolves, scientists are learning more about the virus and how it affects us. From almost the beginning, medical experts have recognized that older adults and people with existing medical conditions — including heart disease — are...

Is Your Heart a Good Candidate for a Leadless Pacemaker?

Is Your Heart a Good Candidate for a Leadless Pacemaker?

If your heartbeat is irregular, too slow or too fast, there is reason for concern. But there’s often a fix for this problem. For many patients, the answer is a pacemaker — an implantable electrical device that can help regulate your heart. And that technology has...

Coronavirus and ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’

Coronavirus and ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’

The stress of the pandemic has wide-reaching consequencesThe novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been challenging for healthcare providers and researchers partly because of how much is unknown about the virus and our evolving understanding about what sort of...

You may need a sleep study. Here’s why.

You may need a sleep study. Here’s why.

HEALTH & WELLNESSSleep DisordersDo you snore .. Do you fall asleep a lot .. Do you find it difficult to sleep .. Do you have high blood pressure .. Do you have headache when you wake up .. Do you have difficulty concentrating during the day .. If you answered yes to...

Type 2 Diabetes: 4 Prevention Tips for Families

Type 2 Diabetes: 4 Prevention Tips for Families

As more people develop diabetes each year, you may worry about the risks for you and your family. But, here’s the good news: You can do something about those risks. Taking some simple steps now can help you avoid type 2 diabetes. In fact, making healthy lifestyle...

Women or Men — Who Has a Higher Risk of Heart Attack?

Women or Men — Who Has a Higher Risk of Heart Attack?

A woman’s heart may look just like a man’s, but there are significant differences.For example, a woman’s heart is usually smaller, as are some of its interior chambers. The walls that divide some of these chambers are thinner. And while a woman’s heart pumps faster...

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