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The World Health Organization recommended that adults and children reduce their intake of added #sugar. #WHO http://wapo.st/1BUf3RJ
WHO recommends less added sugar intake worldwide.
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#Airpollution in New York City linked to increase in #carotid artery stenosis, a cause of #stroke. http://nydn.us/1aLOWQU
A new study reveals that inhaling New York air raises your risk of a deadly artery constriction.
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Higher doses of #Statins linked to #insulin insensitivity and a 46% higher risk of developingType2 #diabetes. http://bloom.bg/1DPKzuW
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Study: Physicians who ate #FriedFoods multiple times a week had a higher chance of developing #HeartFailure. http://bit.ly/1zYe2BJ
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#FDA limits use of #testosterone for aging. Requires labels warn of possible #cardiovascular risk. http://reut.rs/1B6JfFB
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Young people should know their #cholesterol numbers while they have time to do something about it. http://on.wsj.com/1EeMYTJ
Treatment for high cholesterol typically starts years after damage to arteries has already been done, the new research indicates.
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In a 10 year study, those sticking to a #MediterraneanDiet almost halved their risk of #HeartDisease. http://lat.ms/1B7lxKJ
It's hardly a surprise anymore to read that consuming a diet rich in fish and chicken, fruits and vegetables, nuts, whole grains, olive oil and legumes - a Mediterranean diet - is a healthy lifestyle choice.
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Dr Billy Cohn of Texas Heart Institute and his innovative medical solution for kidney failure in @TXMedCenter Pulse. http://bit.ly/1M7c21G
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Scientists identify genetic profile of people at highest risk for #heartattack and most helped by #statin therapy. http://fxn.ws/1wJxne8
The American Heart Association’s 2013 recommendation for expanded statin use has raised eyebrows over whether the medications are now prescribed too much.
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#Twins with differing #exercise habits found to have different metabolic health even after only a few years. http://nyti.ms/1Kj1b7h
Identical twins who shared the same sports and other physical activities as youngsters but different exercise habits as adults soon developed quite different bodies and brains, a new study from Finland found.
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Faster treatment times for #stroke patients thanks to #telemedicine and planning are paying off. http://on.wsj.com/1vYD3jX
Video-conferencing, mobile robots and virtual neurologists help limit damage
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California study finds a link between car exhaust and deaths from #heartdisease in #women. #airpollution http://lat.ms/1aJXO9x
A new study by California scientists has linked chronic exposure to microscopic air pollutants in vehicle exhaust to deaths from heart disease . The finding bolsters evidence that ultrafine particles, which are not regulated by state or federal environmental agencies, ;are a ;key contributor to health problems among ;people living ;near traffic.
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Reducing heart disease & advancing heart health through research, education and improved patient care.
Introduction
The Texas Heart Institute (THI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the devastating toll of cardiovascular disease through innovative and progressive programs in research, education and improved patient care.

Company Overview

Texas Heart Institute was founded by Dr. Denton A. Cooley in 1962. Its location in and affiliations with St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital assured that all age groups would be treated and freed the Institute of the burden of financing a health care facility. 

THI is a nonprofit organization in the truest sense. Unlike most institutions that have a source of operating revenue, Texas Heart Institute relies solely on government grants, research contracts and, above all, philanthropy. In fact, donations from grateful patients, foundations, corporations, physicians, and the general public account for more than half of the Institute's annual operating budget.

Contact Information

If you need information about keeping your heart healthy, contact our Heart Information Center: 
You can contact Texas Heart Institute administration at 832-355-4011.

You can find patient-related contact information on the St. Luke's website or call their main number at 832-355-1000.