Deaths due to chronic conditions, such as heart disease, have decreased in young people, while drug overdoses have led to a national increase in premature deaths.
Study: Gum disease, tooth loss may increase risk of death in postmenopausal women — but not cardiovascular disease.
Fifty years after Kawasaki disease was identified, scientists still don't know what causes it.
Research selected by AHA as a top science advance is helping generate massive changes now taking place in the way doctors treat certain strokes.
Doctor speaking to man in office - “Typical of a philanthropist, you have an enlarged heart.”
Drummer Bobby Z. knew the symptoms well when he suffered a heart attack not long after bidding farewell to former bandmate Prince.
Lab researchers have created a potential antidote for heart-damaging carbon monoxide poisoning.
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