Deirdre Mattina

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Is Winter More Deadly For Your Heart?

: Studies show that there are more heart attacks during the winter. Learn more about why and what you can do to improve your heart risk.

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Understanding Women's Risk For Heart Attacks

: Heart disease is the number one cause of death for women in the U.S. A cardiologist explains the health factors contributing to heart disease and how ...

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Daily Aspirin Therapy: The Benefits And Risks

: While taking an occasional aspirin is generally safe, taking one daily comes with serious risks according to new aspirin guidelines. Here are 7 facts ...

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5 Ways A Plant-Based Diet Is Good For Your Heart

: A plant-based diet mean your meals are centered around fresh produce and whole-grain foods. Cardiologist Dr. Deirdre Mattina explains how following th...

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Making Sense Of The New Blood Pressure Guidelines

: Recently updated blood pressure guidelines mean that now more than 46 percent of American adults are classified as having hypertension. A cardiologist...

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The Truth About Coconut Oil

: Coconut oil has been touted as a “good fat” recently. However, a new report from the American Heart Association debunks this myth. A cardiologist expl...

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Why Women Often Ignore Signs Of A Heart Attack

: Women may delay getting help when having a heart attack - partially because the signs are more subtle than expected. Learn about the signs and what to...

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3 Reasons Menopause Changes Your Blood Pressure

: Menopause causes many changes in a woman's body, including changes in her blood pressure. Learn why menopause affects hypertension and how to manage i...

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Are You In Danger Of A Heart Attack?

: A sudden heart attack of a seemingly healthy person is shocking. It leaves you wondering about your own risk and what screenings are available to you.

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