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WebMD – Actress Carrie Fisher recently passed away after suffering a heart attack. Dr. Leslie Cho comments, 12/27/16

Surprising Study Result: Arthritis Drug Does Not Affect the Heart

Celebrex arthritis drug safety study surprises heart experts

Raising ‘good’ cholesterol doesn’t protect against heart disease after all, study finds, 10/31/16

LivaNova PLC Stockert 3T heater-cooler devices as of 10/14/16

Cleveland Clinic will continue to monitor updates from the CDC and FDA detailing the concerns on the Stockert 3T heater-cooler devices manufactured by LivaNova PLC.

Old heart device wires tied to complications, death risk

12 Foods That Can Make Heartburn Worse

Survival while on heart transplantation waiting list varies by sex, UNOS status

Why Heart Health Advice Is All Over the Map

Remote monitoring of heart devices saves money, but not lives

Here's Why More People Are Surviving Heart Attacks, According to 10-Year Study

Michael Lincoff, MD: Lipid Levels & Cardiovascular Outcomes With CETP Inhibition

CardioBrief: New Heart Failure Drug Struggles to Find Its Footing

Extract, Don’t Aban-don ICD Leads, for Better Infection Care

Giant Heart: Unusual Condition Means Heart is 80% of Man's Chest

Remote heart monitoring can help detect emergencies

Cleveland Clinic tops in U.S. News heart rankings for 22 years, jumps to #2 hospital spot overall

Regional coordination cuts time to heart attack treatment

Study: Marriage may improve heart attack survival odds

New-Onset HF: Only a 'Troubling' Few Get Timely CAD Testing

Oklahoma State player Tyrek Coger died of enlarged heart

Fish Oil Is Hugely Popular—But Should You Take It?

BOLD MRI Detects Blocked Arteries, No Stress Needed

Should you take a daily aspirin?

7 Worst Foods For Your Heart

VIDEO: More research needed to determine optimal strategies for reducing HF readmissions

'He's a miracle': Heart transplant recipient prepares to compete

Radiation-associated CAD confers increased mortality risk after PCI

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for NSCLC reduces pain, improves quality of life

Abnormal Longitudinal Strain May Predict LV Dysfunction

Ohio man racing in Sweden marathon to honor surgeon who helped save his life

Elevated troponin following non-cardiac surgery may provide clinical predictor for mortality

FDA nudges companies to reduce sodium in processed food by a third

Institution Spotlight: Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds at forefront of investigation at Cleveland Clinic

Why Stress Tests Could Be More Stressful Than They're Worth

Silent heart attacks strike more men but kill more women

Perspective by Dr. Cantillon on AFACT trial & VANISH trial

Smartphone-based ECG monitor effective for diagnosing palpitations

Why so few patients get the new cholesterol busters

What’s the Optimal Waist Size to Maintain Good Heath?

Here’s What You Need To Know About Whole Milk And Your Health

New cholesterol methods needed in wake of failed drugs, heart researchers say

Statin intolerance is real, researchers find. Another (more costly) drug may get around the problem

Increasing endovascular treatment for CLI linked with lower mortality

Exciting News on TAVR; Tempered by Unanswered Questions

The Truth About Weight Loss

Younger, Fatter, Sicker: New Heart Attack Data from Cleveland

Gut bacteria hold clues to heart health

Younger Heart Attacks

Artificial Heart may eliminate need for heart transplants

Gut microbes affect platelet function, risk for MI,stroke

Failure Is Not an Option

At-Risk Limbs More Likely to See Catheter Than Scalpel

Out-of-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest survival remains poor, similar to adults

High ‘good’ cholesterol is bad for some

Maria Sharapova Admits Taking Meldonium, Drug Newly Banned by Tennis

A little cha-cha may help your heart

Energy drinks raise more health concerns

Young women less likely to return to work after heart attacks

Dr. Leslie Cho on Women’s Heart Health

Testosterone gel is no fountain of youth, study finds

The Odds of Dying

Exercising for Your Heart – in the New Year and Beyond

Katie May: Can Falling the Wrong Way Cause a Stroke?

How Much Exercise Does Your Heart Need? Most of Us Aren't Getting Enough

EchocardiographyStill Underused, But Less So

Survey: Many people not reducing their risk for heart disease

New Heart-Health Threat: Compounds in Red Meat, Egg Yolks and More

What's Your Heart Health IQ?

Heart Attack Causes and Symptoms are Different in Women

Keep Your Heart In Shape

Dr. Marc – February Medical Minute

New therapies change landscape of care for patients with HF

Robotic surgical mitral valve repair associated with high survival, few complications

Shorter time from diagnosis to ablation improves persistent AF outcomes

6 Things Doctors Tell Their Friends About Heart Health

Do You Have Muscle Pain While Taking a Statin Drug?

Coffee and Your Heart: Stimulant or Stressor?

New therapies change landscape of care for patients with HF

Robotic surgical mitral valve repair associated with high survival, few complications

Heart Failure: a Growing Problem Worldwide

New Dietary Guidelines Urge Americans to Eat Less Sugar

CEO of United Airlines has a heart transplant

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