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Dear Doctor: I just heard about a study that says if you own a dog, you'll do better after having a heart attack. Is that real, or is it an ur…

Another reason to get the flu shot this year: It may prevent a heart attack. Heart attack rates rise about 30% during flu season, according to…

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It's loaded with catechins, a family of antioxidants that have been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol and overall cholesterol concentration.

Dear Doctor: I heard that eating some wasabi gave a woman a heart attack. I love sushi and have it a few times a week, and I do use wasabi. Do…

Dear Doctor: A month ago, our 69-year-old mother became nauseated and had pain in her jaw. Then she got so weak that my brother made her go to…

DEAR HARRIETTE: I have never been someone to have bad breath, but the other day I was participating in a meeting with a small group of people,…

Dear Doctor: I've been taking biotin for my nails, but I've read that it can mess up the results of important lab tests. Should I stop taking it?

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Among those who landed at Normandy on D-Day were J.D. Salinger (who went on to write “Catcher in the Rye”), Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (the president’s son, who died of a heart attack a month later) and Elliot Richardson (attorney general under President Richard Nixon).

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Surprisingly, one of the most controversial areas in preventive medicine is whether or not people without known cardiovascular disease should take a daily aspirin for primary prevention. That is, should you take aspirin to reduce the risk of heart attack, unstable angina, stroke, transient ischemic...

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The good news? It is also one of the most preventable…

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