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Cleveland Clinic and Akron Children's Form Congenital Heart Care Affiliation

Akron Beacon Journal, The Plain Dealer, and Crain’s Cleveland Business – Cleveland Clinic and Akron General Hospital sign an affiliation agreement for congenital open heart surgery and adult congenital cardiology service programs. Dr. Lars Svensson comments.

Tests of Cholesterol Drugs Offer Hope of Reduciing Heart Attacks and Strokes

The New York Times – Researchers find a new class of experimental cholesterol drugs might sharply reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Steven Nissen comments.

Stress Test or 3-D Scan? And the Best Heart Exam Is...

NBCNews.com – Dr. Steven Nissen comments on study presented at the American College of Cardiology's 64th Annual Scientific Session. Cleveland Clinic patient is featured.


Reviewed: 03/15

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Chocolate is good for blood flow, which means it’s good for your heart. But not all chocolate is created equal. Find out about the healthy antioxidants and what else ...
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Predict Your Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke
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Cleveland Clinic Receives Heart Failure GOLD Recognition
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Since 2011, Cleveland Clinic has received the GOLD Certification from the American Heart Association’s Ge...
Obese Children Have Greater Risk for Adult Heart Disease
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For many people, obesity starts developing in early childhood, when good dietary and exercise habits are neglec...
Is Heart Disease In Your Genes?
3/26/15 8:07 a.m.
Do you wonder why some smokers develop heart disease, but others don’t? Or how someone who thrives on burgers a...