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Radiation from heart imaging: What you need to know

Some tests to diagnose heart disease involve small amounts of radiation, and these tests are being used with increasing frequency. Examples include coronary artery calcium scans, computed tomography angiography, and nuclear stress tests. But the theoretical increased risk of cancer… (Locked) More »

The importance of bystander CPR

CPR can keep a person experiencing a cardiac arrest alive until paramedics can arrive. Traditional CPR involves chest compression to manually keep the heart pumping, and also mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to provide oxygen to the person in cardiac arrest. Bystander CPR… (Locked) More »

Eggs might help your heart, not harm it

A study found that people with diabetes or prediabetes who ate 12 eggs a week saw no increase in their cardiovascular risk factors compared with those who ate two eggs or fewer. Another study found that people who ate an… More »

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