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American College of Cardiology

What Causes Obesity? Top Cardiology Journal Spreads Confusion

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

There doesn't seem to be any way around the latest inconvenient truth. Sugar kills. We need to drastically decrease consumption.

Cholesterol Guidelines: Myth vs. Truth -- What You Need to Know

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

The new cholesterol guidelines represent a sea change in that they no longer recommend patients shoot for a target cholesterol level. Instead, they recommend options based on an individual's risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Can Bananas Save Your Life?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 06.23.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

A new study suggests that eating three bananas a day could cut your risk of having a stroke by 21 percent.

Endurance Running and Heart Damage: Making the Case for Moderation Not Marathons

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

If you were a compulsive marathoner, would you change your behavior if you knew too much training could put you at risk for heart problems?

Hospital Heart Attack Response Getting Faster, Study Says

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — Hospitals are giving faster care to lots more heart attack patients, a speed-up sure to be saving lives. More than three-quarters ...