Heart Health

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A Rebirth for Mother of Four

UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is first in Ohio to enroll postpartum women in study of cardiomyopathy.

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Why Sleep Is Essential for Heart Health

Though many people don’t realize it, sleep is just as important as your blood pressure or cholesterol level for heart health.

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Get the Flu Vaccine. Your Heart Will Thank You

Getting your annual flu vaccine protects you from developing serious respiratory symptoms. But did you know it can also protect your heart? Learn more.

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Heart Inflammation in the Age of COVID-19

COVID-19 is known to cause a variety of cardiovascular problems in some patients. Among them is inflammation of the heart muscle.

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A Stroke Saved My Life

There were no prior symptoms when Jason suffered a stroke at 43 years old, but because of the stroke, it was discovered that he suffered from a congenital heart disease called transposition of the great arteries.

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Cancer Treatment and Cardiotoxicity: Best Ways To Protect Your Heart

Certain chemotherapy drugs as well as radiation therapy to the chest area can cause heart issues -- in some cases, years after cancer treatment.

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Analysis Puts New Spotlight on Health Risks of Red Meat Consumption

Research involving 1.4 million people found that those who routinely ate red and processed meats had elevated risk of heart disease.

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What a Preventive Cardiologist Can Do For You

A preventive cardiologist practices a subspecialty of medicine that is focused on lowering patients’ risk for developing heart disease and having a first heart attack or stroke.

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