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June 19, 2015
The FDA will no longer allow partially hydrogenated oils in foods by 2018. These oils add trans fat, which may increase the risk of heart disease.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC
Categorized as: Nutrition
Tagged with: butter, coronary heart disease, FDA, Food and Drug Administration, heart attack, heart disease, margerine, nutrition labels, Processed foods, trans fat, trans fats, trans fatty acids, vegetable oil, who, World Health Organization
March 7, 2015
Learn about a ventricular assist device (VAD), also known as an artificial heart. Find out how these devices can help people with heart failure.
Medically Reviewed by Heart and Vascular Institute
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health
Tagged with: blood pressure, coronary heart disease, heart, heart attack, heart failure, vad, ventricular assist device
February 1, 2015
Did you know symptoms of a heart attack are different for women? Discover which conditions women are more susceptible to, and learn about eary detection.
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health, Women's Health
Tagged with: arrhythmia, chest pain, coronary artery disease, coronary heart disease, dizziness, flutter, heart attack, heart attack symptoms, heart failure, heart palpitations, heart valve disease, valve problems, women's heart health
November 18, 2014
Everyday stress can affect your body in different ways, especially your heart. Learn more about the relationship between stress and your heart.
Tagged with: arrhythmia, Asthma, backaches, blood clots, coronary heart disease, headaches, heart, heart attack, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stress