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Promise Seen for Wireless Pacemakers Placed Without Surgery

SCIENCE | By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 14
Researchers are reporting encouraging results for a new generation of pacemakers - miniature, wireless ones that can be implanted through a leg vein without surgery.

Dissolving Stent for Heart Arteries Passes First Large Test

SCIENCE | By Marilynn Marchione | Oct 13
A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stitches, slowly going away after it has done its job, passed its first major test in a large study, doctors said Monday.

Study: Tiny, Wireless Pacemaker Could Be Surgery-Free Option

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Aug 30
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says.

Beat the Stats With 8 Tips to a Healthier Heart

This February in honor of American Heart Month show your heart a little extra love with these simple, yet very effective tips to maximize heart health.

Evidence Shows Yoga Is Beneficial Therapy for Cardiovascular Health

A new study posted in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology shows that yoga is just as good as cardio in reducing risk factors.

CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

Test Accurately Rules Out Heart Attacks in the ER

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 1
A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.

Surgery Gives Long-Term Help for Obese Diabetics

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 1
Doctors on Monday gave longer results from a landmark study showing that stomach-reducing operations are better than medications for treating "diabesity," the deadly duo of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

Married Folks Have Fewer Heart Problems

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Mar 28
Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely to have heart problems.

No Gym? No Problem. You Can Do This Workout Anywhere

FITNESS | By Stephen Mosher | Mar 3
Beat the Clock: It’s a simple exercise that can be done anywhere that you have a nice bit of floor on which to move. It targets your chest and your core. It’s not crunches but, boy howdy, will it strengthen your abs.

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