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A 3-D fast CT scan computer rendering of a heart in a patient who has stable chest pain.  (AP Photo/Massachusetts General Hospital, Udo Hoffmann and Michael Lu)
A 3-D fast CT scan computer rendering of a heart in a patient who has stable chest pain. (AP Photo/Massachusetts General Hospital, Udo Hoffmann and Michael Lu)
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Heart study calls imaging into question for mild chest pain

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- People checked with a heart CT scan after seeing a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of heart attack, dying or being hospitalized months later than those who take a simple treadmill test or other older exam, finds a big federal study.

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(Gubcio, ThinkStock)
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Do heart patients fare better when doctor’s away?

CHICAGO (AP) -- Doctors joke that if you're going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be at a big national gathering of heart specialists. But a new study suggests some older hospitalized heart patients may fare better when these doctors aren't around.

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Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg in Washington, May 30, discussing efforts to reduce deaths due to heart disease and stroke. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg in Washington, May 30, discussing efforts to reduce deaths due to heart disease and stroke. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
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Heart pacer-zapper benefits women more: FDA study

CHICAGO (AP) -- Women with heart failure are less likely to get a special kind of pacemaker than men, but more likely to benefit from the device, a government analysis suggests.

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Heart Smart Food Recipes that You’ll Love [SPONSORED]

Just because you eat healthy doesn't mean your meals have to be boring. There are plenty of amazing ways to reinvent your favorite dishes so that they taste amazing and they are healthy for you as well. We've partnered with Meridian Health to bring you some of the tastiest and heart healthy recipes you'll enjoy cooking and more importantly, eating.

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Does Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Drug Pose Heart Risk?

Federal drug reviewers think Johnson & Johnson's experimental diabetes drug might bring heart risks because it raised cholesterol levels in patient testing.

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Jersey Hospital Association Want To Help Your Heart!

The New Jersey Hospital Association has launched its first website for the general public – and it’s focused entirely on heart failure.

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