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Stories with subject: Cardiovascular disease
  • Almost half of heart attacks are silent; they're still risky 
    Updated: May-17-16 5:17 pm

    CHICAGO - Almost half of all heart attacks cause no obvious symptoms, yet they can still be life-threatening, according to research on more than 9,000 middle-aged men and women.

  • Indianapolis woman leads anti-violence walks 
    Updated: May-15-16 5:17 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - A 66-year-old Indianapolis woman isn't letting a list of maladies that includes heart failure, high blood pressure and diabetes from walking across the city as part of a community effort to combat gun violence.

  • Firefighter's death ruled due to crash, not heart condition 
    Updated: May-07-16 3:18 pm

    HANOVER, Pennsylvania - A coroner says the death in an accident of a veteran central Pennsylvania firefighter who was responding to a blaze was due to the crash rather than a heart condition.

  • Report: Heart condition didn't cause man's death in custody 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 5:07 pm

    BALTIMORE - A man who died after a struggle with Baltimore police officers in 2013 died because he couldn't breathe, and not because of a heart condition as the department's independent review board concluded, according to a new forensic review of his autopsy.