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St. Louis Officials See Uptick in Cardiac Ambulance Calls

The cardiovascular risk in these arctic-like temperatures extends well beyond the avoid shoveling rule, and the risks are especially high for those with known heart disease.

01/07/2014

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Mo. To Start Screening Newborns For Heart Disease

The screenings for critical congenital heart disease are required under a new state law that takes effect Jan. 1.

12/26/2013

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Saint Louis University Looking For Volunteers With Advanced Heart Disease

Tests are underway at Saint Louis University to assess a new type of gene therapy in patients with poor heart functions.

08/02/2013

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TIAM Weekend: Lisa Schaffer and Dr. Michael Lim

Today’s topics include the adoption exchange and heart disease.

06/22/2013

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coming as a Surprise

Experts say of the 350,000 Americans that die from sudden cardiac arrest every year, about half do not have knowledge of any heart problems.

06/22/2013

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Painkillers Linked to Heart Attacks

People who take a high-dose of painkillers for a long time are increasing their risk for heart attack, according to a recent study.

05/31/2013

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Heart Disease Kills More Women Than Breast Cancer

Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and the gap between men and women’s survival continues to widen.

02/01/2013

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Washington University Study Links Vitamin D, Clogged Arteries

The study found when Vitamin D levels in diabetics are low, a dangerous class of white blood cells is more likely to adhere to the walls of blood vessels.

11/14/2012

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New Wash U Study Raises Questions About Effects Of Red Wine

Many people take the supplement resveratrol, the red wine ingredient thought to provide protection against diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

10/26/2012

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St. Louis Ranks Low In Heart Health Rankings

Men’s Health Magazine put together a list ranking America’s 100 largest cities on heart health issues.

10/18/2012

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