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Spotting heart disease in men and women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Dr. Harvey Kramer, Medical Director of Cardiovascular Services at Western Connecticut Medical Group Southbury Cardiology. Dr. Kramer explains what to look out for in both groups.

New, old drugs may offer fresh ways to fight heart disease

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. One new study found that heart attack survivors benefited from a medicine long used to treat gout. Several experimental drugs also showed early promise for interfering with heart-harmful genes without modifying the […]

St. Vincent’s talks about closing the gender gap for women with heart disease

Heart disease is the number killer of men and women. But women have a higher chance of dying from heart attack. St. Vincent’s Medical Center will offer new WomenHeart Support Groups. Dr. Anja Wagner explains the signs of heart disease. Joan Massey tells her story as a heart patient. The WomenHeart Support Group begins on […]

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