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Cleveland Clinic research shows gut bacteria byproduct impacts heart failure

FoxNews.com, Science Codex, Medical Xpress, and WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids, MI) – New study finds the way gut microbes metabolize foods that are high in fat and cholesterol may play a role in the development of heart failure. Dr. Stanley Hazen discusses the study.

Social support tied to outcomes among young heart patients

Reuters – Study finds young heart attack patients tend to have better physical and mental health afterward if they have close friends and family who care about them. Dr. Leslie Cho comments.

Cleveland Clinic has been named the nation’s No. 1 heart hospital by U.S. News & World Report for the 20th consecutive year and is among the top 4 U.S. hospitals for 11 years running.

U.S. News & World Report, The Plain Dealer, CNN.com, WEWS-TV 5, WJW-TV 8, and numerous other sources – Dr. Bruce Lytle comments.


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