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Women play dangerous waiting game with heart symptoms

Women play dangerous waiting game with heart symptoms

When heart symptoms strike, men and women go through similar stages of pain but women are more likely to delay seeking care and can put their…


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Menopausal symptoms may be lessened with…

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Two Michigan high school students develop…

Two Michigan high school students, sisters Ilina and Medha Krishen, have developed screening tools using electronic stethoscopes to detect lung and heart disease. The sisters will present their findings at CHEST 2014 in Austin, Texas next week.

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Indiana Project screenings show need for…

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