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Travel to High Altitudes Could be Dangerous for People With Heart Conditions

Visiting high-altitude locations may be dangerous for people with high blood pressure or certain heart conditions, according to a new report from the American Heart Association that offers guidance about engaging in recreational activities in mountainous regions.

Author American Heart Association | Publish Date September 15, 2021
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Intense Light May Hold Answer to Heart Treatment Dilemma

Looking to safely block a gene linked to factors known to cause heart disease, scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus may have found a new tool – light.

Author David Kelly | Publish Date May 10, 2021
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Patient Care    Heart

What Do a Heart Disorder and an Octopus Trap Have in Common?

Name a heart disorder after an octopus trap, and you lure in cardiologists attracted by the “catchy” name. Also label it “broken heart” syndrome, and reporters swarm en masse every February, looking for an enticing story for Valentine’s Day or American Heart Month.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date February 22, 2021
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