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    TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Risk of heart failure appears high within a few years of a first heart attack, a new study finds.

    "Heart failure is a major medical problem with a high chance of hospitalization and death," said study author Dr. Johannes Gho, a cardiology resident...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine & Occupational Environmental Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution can worsen heart disease risk factors, especially in people with diabetes, a new study suggests.

    "We found an association between air pollution exposure in the intermediate term and undesirable changes in cholesterol," said study fir...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic kidney disease face higher odds of heart attack or stroke if they have high-salt diets, a new study suggests.

    "Moderate sodium reduction among patients with chronic kidney disease and high sodium intake may lower [heart] risk,"...Full Article

  • Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Although rescue dogs were first trained as paratroopers in 1944, the first military dog to skydive from an...Full Post
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fluctuations in blood pressure may be linked to faster declines in thinking skills among seniors, a new study suggests.

    Among older patients, those whose systolic blood pressure -- the top number in a blood pressure reading -- varied between doct...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Electrodiagnostic Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- "Beam us up, Scotty!"

    U.S. researchers say they've developed a small, wearable health monitor they're likening to the "Star Trek" tricorder.

    The flexible Chem-Phys patch can be worn on the chest and tracks biochem...Full Article

  • Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
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    The spotted hyena gives birth to cubs that are born with a full set of where’s-my-dinner teeth. That’s in...Full Post
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive treatment of high blood pressure reduces older adults' risk of heart disease without increasing their risk of falls or other complications, a new study shows.

    "These findings have substantial implications for the future of high blood pres...Full Article

  • Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
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    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    James Dean was 24 in 1955 when his Porsche 550 Spyder crashed, killing him. He didn’t need to be distracted...Full Post
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking aspirin immediately after a mini-stroke significantly reduces the risk of a major stroke, a new study suggests.

    Right after a mini-stroke, people have a 1,000 times higher risk of major stroke than people in the general population, the res...Full Article

  • Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
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    Israel, Vietnam, and Costa Rica have one important custom in common: Their traditional breakfast serves...Full Post
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Potatoes are a popular staple of the American diet, but eating too many -- whether boiled, baked, mashed or fried -- may raise the risk for high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

    Consuming four or more servings of potatoes a week was linked w...Full Article

  • Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
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    What makes Allison Janney’s TV character, Mom, so comical is that she’s pretty confused and messed up. It’s...Full Post