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Mar 5, 2015 04:16 AM ET
Women under the age of 55 are twice as likely as men to die after being hospitalized for a heart attack. What gives? It turns out women may set aside serious concerns that should be addressed as soon as possible. Julia explains why.
Feb 23, 2015 11:44 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Sweating it out in the sauna is good for your heart, suggests new research, which links saunas to the longer lives, at least among men.
Jan 14, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The muscle represents a entirely new, more humanlike medium in which to study disease.
Oct 17, 2014 08:03 AM ET
A new study finds a correlation between living near a major roadway and an increased risk, in women, of suddenly becoming dead. Wait, what? Tara takes a closer look.
Oct 16, 2014 12:45 PM ET
We've all said, at one time or another, that we were "scared to death" by something freak-out-worthy. But unless we were speaking from beyond the grave, we weren't being literal. Can we actually get dead from sheer fright?
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.
Jul 29, 2014 07:20 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Think you don't have enough time for a workout that will benefit your health? You may want to think again.
May 8, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
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