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When someone’s heart stops, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) may save his or her life. Both CPR machines and people can perform CPR to help keep the heart pumping.

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While managing blood pressure can lower the risk for stroke, the benefits may not be as great for patients who have already experienced a stroke.

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Fitness is important to many people, but new research hints that it might be an issue of life or death to some patients with heart disease.

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For patients with arthritis, joint replacement surgery could mean more than relief from pain and stiffness. It might protect against heart disease too.

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Exercising is a key part of staying healthy, but you don't always have to sprint to reap the benefits. New research shows that leisurely walking may have significant health advantages.

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Diabetes is a common condition for postmenopausal women and is associated with heart disease risk. 

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Between finding time to do homework, extracurricular activities and hanging out with friends, it can be hard for teens to get enough sleep. But if they don't, it might negatively affect their performance in school and lead to emotional problems.

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Sports are a great way for teens to maintain physical and mental health. But teen athletes can get injured. Sometimes, those injuries are so painful that teens are prescribed opioid painkillers, which might introduce the opportunity for drug misuse.

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When prescribing high blood pressure medication, doctors often focus on getting their patients to reach a blood pressure target. A more individualized approach, looking at multiple factors, may be more effective.
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