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Are You Getting Enough (or Too Much) Calcium?

This slideshow offers tips for getting a just-right dose of calcium.

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Obesity, Sugar and Heart Health

If you’re concerned about protecting your health and your heart, take a closer look at the sweet stuff in your life.

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Sitting Disease: How a Sedentary Lifestyle Affects Heart Health

The inactivity associated with our modern lifestyle can take a toll on your health.

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Exercise: Good for Heart Health Too!

The benefits of exercise go well beyond the numbers on the scale.

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Heart Health Tips

Click through this slideshow for tips on preventing heart disease.

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Better Care for All

What do you need to know about health equity in order to get the best care for yourself?

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Know Your Risks

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Difficult Pregnancies and the Risk of Heart Disease

Symptoms of preeclampsia and gestational diabetes can leave a lasting imprint on your health.

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Erectile Dysfunction and Your Health: 5 Things You Need to Know

ED can be an early warning sign of heart disease.

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Diseases & Conditions

The Metabolic Syndrome

The metabolic syndrome is the name for a cluster of risk factors that raise your risk of heart disease, heart failure and other conditions.

High Blood Pressure: Prevention, Treatment and Research

One in three American adults have a potentially dangerous condition known as high blood pressure, where blood moves more forcefully through the arteries than it should.

Atrial Fibrillation: Prevention, Treatment and Research

With atrial fibrillation, disorganized electrical signals cause the upper two chambers of the heart to quiver, contracting in a very fast and irregular way.

Congestive Heart Failure: Prevention, Treatment and Research

Congestive heart failure (also called heart failure) is a serious condition in which the heart doesn’t pump blood as efficiently as it should.

High Cholesterol: Prevention, Treatment and Research

Cholesterol is a natural component in everyone’s blood. However, when you have too much of this fatty substance, it’s considered a major risk factor for heart attack, heart disease and stroke.

Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention, Treatment and Research

Coronary artery disease is extremely common and is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.