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Electronic cigarette users face higher risk of heart attack, study shows

Electronic cigarette users face a higher risk of having a heart attack than those who do not use such products, recent research suggests. According to findings to be presented next week at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in New Orleans, people who smoked electronic cigarettes, or vaped, every day were 34… Read More »

Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

Heart attack: Six vitamins and minerals to prevent the life-threatening condition

Heart attack is a serious medical emergency and if you suspect your or someone else is having one you should call 999 straightaway. The leading cause of heart attack is coronary heart disease, which is where the major blood vessels that supply the heart with blood get clogged up with deposits of cholesterol – known… Read More »