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Taking Common Pain Meds During Colds and Flu May Triple Heart Attack Risk

Researchers have found that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin and celecoxib, during an acute respiratory infection may triple the risk of a heart attack.

Eating More Berries May Ward Off a Common Heart Concern

A new study finds anthocyanins, the brightly colored antioxidant pigments in berries, can help prevent the inflammatory response that causes atherosclerosis.

Yikes! Who Knew This Could Cause Heart Failure, Too?

Long term exposure to air pollution may be linked to heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis.

How Safe Are The “Innocent” Pain Meds, Really? (We Were Shocked…)

Every day, millions of people around the globe reach for seemingly innocent pain medications to relieve headaches and backaches as well as the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Are these drugs really safe? If not, is a better alternative on the market?

6 Heart Attack Symptoms That All Women Need to Know About

While chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack, many women experience symptoms that are often overlooked -- until it's too late.

Want to Reduce Heart Attack Risk by 80%? Just Sleep More

Getting a good night’s sleep can impact more than your mood, it can also greatly reduce your risk of having a fatal heart attack.

Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease

A popular class of drugs that treat acid reflux and heartburn, which includes Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium, has long been considered effective with few side effects. Recent research finds this presumed safety is a fallacy. What’s more, studies show that a large percentage of the people who take the medications don’t actually need them.

Can This Supplement Help Reduce Heart Inflammation?

Are you one of the millions of Americans who has heart damaging Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)? You’ve read about the important lifestyle changes like picking olive oil over butter and researched medication options to help minimize your risk, but a new study shows you may be able to reduce your risk even more with...

Why is This Deadly Chemical Still Sold Like it’s No Big Deal? (It’s Possible You Breathe it Every Day)

Inhalation of the fumes of methylene chloride (MC), a common solvent in paint strippers, can cause sudden death – even in those who are young and apparently healthy. While product labels warm the public about its long-term cancer risk, they don’t make clear that it can be fatal with short-term exposure.

Daily Antacid Use Could Raise Heart Attack Risk by 20%

Over-the-counter antacids, as so many other over-the-counter medications, are often mistakenly thought of as harmless. It turns out that drugs which are commonly used to treat heartburn can raise your risk of a heart attack by as much as a fifth if you take them daily.