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“heart disease”

Jul 15, 2015 10:38 AM ET // Renee Morad
Structures resembling tiny, beating hearts can now be grown in a lab, using stem cells derived from skin tissue. Continue reading →
Jun 1, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The modern office has all kinds of comforts and conveniences. Too bad it's also something of a death trap.
Apr 7, 2015 10:11 AM ET // Denise Chow and Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The brain, it turns out, is responsible for stopping the heart and not vice versa, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Nov 17, 2014 05:00 AM ET
While it might seem logical to assume marijuana smoke isn't as harmful for you as cigarette smoke, the truth is a bit murkier, and it turns out that smoke is smoke -- exposure to either can raise your risk of heart disease.
Aug 5, 2014 10:14 AM ET
A new study spanning 15 years found that even a light run of just a handful of minutes per day could make for a healthier, longer-lived you. Tara Long shares the details.
Jul 31, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Otzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
Feb 4, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Eating added sugar not only increases the risk of obesity, but may also increase the risk of dying from heart disease.
Jan 31, 2014 02:12 PM ET // Tim Wall
Heart-healthy chemicals are identified in seed oil from hemp, marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin. Continue reading →