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Heart-healthy habits extend lifespan

Heart-healthy habits extend lifespan

A new long-term medical study from Northwestern Medicine suggests that individuals with healthy hearts in middle age live up to 14 years longer than peers with two or more cardiovascular risks.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Atrial Fibrilation common across age groups

Atrial Fibrilation common across age groups

Properly managing atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia, can help save a patient’s life. There are many local and online resources for those who are diagnosed with this disease, which affects more than two million people in the United States.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Former Portage mayor's husband receives new heart on birthday

Former Portage mayor's husband receives new heart on birthday

PORTAGE | Julio Velazquez won't soon forget his 64th birthday.

April 02, 2012 7:45 pm Photos

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NHL GMs to discuss why concussions are on the rise

NHL GMs to discuss why concussions are on the rise

NEW YORK | Blindside hits to the head are down in the NHL, yet concussions are up. Now general managers have to decide if more rules are needed to make pro hockey safer.

March 12, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Study: A heart-healthy lifestyle isn't so easy

CHICAGO | Only two of 17,820 participants studied met all seven ideal factors for a heart-healthy lifestyle, according to a study released at this month's meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago.

November 29, 2010 12:00 am
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