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‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper drives home heart health message 2 years after ‘widowmaker’ nearly killed him

The fitness guru who coached contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” through weight loss while millions tuned in week after week to see the results had failed to listen to his own body. Continue reading

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Mom fitted with pacemaker at age 32 says she used to drink 6 energy drinks per day

A mother of three is speaking out about the potential dangers of consuming energy drinks after she began suffering from blackouts and was fitted with a pacemaker at age 32. Continue reading

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Nebraska man’s rapid heartbeat stabilizes after ambulance hits pothole: report

It turns out that potholes may be good for something after all, like saving lives. Continue reading

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Skipping breakfast, eating late dinners could be deadly for heart attack survivors, study finds

Skipping breakfast and eating dinner close to bedtime could be a deadly decision  — especially for those who have already suffered a heart attack, a study released this week suggests. Continue reading

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Safe to transplant hepatitis C-infected hearts, lungs, study finds

Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have found a way to protect those patients from getting the risky virus. Continue reading

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Mick Jagger to undergo heart surgery in NYC this week, reports say

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger will undergo surgery Friday in New York City to replace a valve in his heart, according to reports.  Continue reading

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Georgia 6-year-old with rare heart defect dies after collapsing during baseball team pictures

The mother of a 6-year-old boy who collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack during his team’s baseball pictures last week said he was born with a rare congenital heart defect. Continue reading

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