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Using marijuana may be tied to a type of cardiomyopathy, or weakening of the heart muscle, a new study says.
Using a new combination of cells, researchers have made "patches" that could be used to fix up failing hearts, new research done in guinea pigs shows.
A new Gallup-Healthways survey ranks 190 U.S. communities by the percentage of residents who reported ever having had a heart attack.
People who take calcium supplements may be at increased risk for developing buildups of plaque in their arteries, which is a sign of heart disease.
The heart can only take so much — and a new study suggests that the combination of strenuous exercise and high emotions may be too much for it to bear.
After a heart was found in a plastic bag, officials said more tests were needed to determine if the organ actually came from a human.
Drinking alcohol, even in moderate amounts, may increase the size of the heart's left atrium, a new study finds.
The sugar industry may have downplayed studies showing that eating too much sugar can cause heart disease, and instead tried to place the blame on too much fat in the diet, a new study says.
A heart abnormality that makes athletes susceptible to edema could explain some of the deaths that have recently occurred during triathlons.
Cancer has passed heart disease as the leading cause of death in nearly half of U.S. states, according to a new report.
New recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) say that children ages 2 to 18 should consume no more than 6 teaspoons (30 milliliters) of added sugar a day.
A previously healthy 28-year-old man wound up in the emergency room with heart problems after drinking two energy drinks a day for months.