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Advice urges wider sharing of heart care decisions

(AP) -- A heart device might save your life but leave you miserable. That awful possibility is the reason for new advice urging doctors to talk more honestly with people who have very weak hearts and are considering ...

Mar 05, 2012
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New advice on kids' cholesterol tests

More children should be screened for high cholesterol before puberty, beyond those with a family history of problems, according to wide-ranging new guidelines expected from government-appointed experts who are trying to prevent ...

Nov 10, 2011
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Hospitals are giving faster heart care, study says

In a spectacular turnabout, hospitals are treating almost all major heart attack patients within the recommended 90 minutes of arrival, a new study finds. Just five years ago, less than half of them got their ...

Aug 22, 2011
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