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Dr. Rohatgi’s perspective: Advanced heart care with a twist

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Under pressure: How to use the new blood pressure guidelines

Learn what the new blood pressure guidelines mean for understanding and controlling your risk for heart and vascular conditions.

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Stents do work: A closer look at the ORBITA study data

A small study is raising questions about whether stents work for chest pain. Dr. Dharam Kumbhani says they do and explains what the data really mean.

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Robin Kinley: Heart Surgery Patient Profile

When Robin Kinley was diagnosed with an atrial septal defect (ASD), UT Southwestern heart surgeon Neelan Doolabh, M.D., performed a minimally invasive ASD closure.

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Dennis McBride: Heart Valve Patient Surgery Profile

After a deer hunting trip left Mount Pleasant police officer Dennis McBride feeling out a breath, he discovered he had severe aortic stenosis.

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Aspirin study aspires to settle dosage question

A new clinical trial called ADAPTABLE, The Aspirin Study is aiming to set the record straight on which of two commonly used daily doses of aspirin is more effective. The three-year study is comparing the benefits and side-effect risks of the two doses.

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Walking a fine line: How managing blood clots might change heart attack prevention

Data from a new drug trial focused on reducing blood clots might allow more personalized options to prevent heart attacks in high-risk patients.

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Four people who should see a preventive cardiologist

Dr. Amit Khera discusses how people in these four categories can benefit most from preventive cardiology to lower cholesterol and reduce their risk of heart disease.

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Patients With Heart Disease: Which Dose of Aspirin Are You Taking?

A new clinical trial aims to figure out which aspirin dosage is most effective and safest for patients with heart disease.