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What’s involved in a heart scan?

January 11, 2022
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
In the fight against heart disease, a heart scan can help identify early build-up of calcium in the coronary arteries (the most common cause of...

Women, know your risk, warning signs for heart disease

December 17, 2021
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Though heart attack remains the leading cause of death among men and women, heart disease is often mistakenly thought of as a middle-aged man’s...
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New drug for stroke speeds up treatment, offers improved outcomes

November 05, 2021
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Tenecteplase drastically decreases the time it takes to administer the initial dose for stroke patients.

An aspirin a day may not be the best way to avoid heart disease and stroke

October 15, 2021
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
New evidence shows a daily aspirin may do more harm than good, especially in people age 60 and older.
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Unexplained chest pain could signal a heart condition that affects mostly women

October 07, 2021
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Coronary microvascular disease affects the tiny coronary blood vessels that branch off from larger coronary arteries and supply blood flow to the...
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Foods for your heart: Simple diet changes you can make

September 16, 2021
A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best way to prevent a variety of diseases, including heart disease.
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