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In the final installment of the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim explain how heart failure can be treated and managed.

In the final installment of the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim explain how heart failure can be treated and managed.

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In the fourth post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and colleagues explain why the condition develops.

In the fourth post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and colleagues explain why the condition develops.

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This third installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series explains two primary types of heart failure and introduces Mr. F, a heart failure patient.

This third installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series explains two primary types of heart failure and introduces Mr. F, a heart failure patient.

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This post is the first in a series examining heart failure written by graduate student Min Joo Kim and physician-researcher Randall Stafford.

This post is the first in a series examining heart failure written by graduate student Min Joo Kim and physician-researcher Randall Stafford.

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In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.

In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.

In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.

In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.

E-cigarette flavorings are harmful to blood vessel cells even in the absence of nicotine. The flavors of cinnamon and menthol are particularly dangerous.

E-cigarette flavorings are harmful to blood vessel cells even in the absence of nicotine. The flavors of cinnamon and menthol are particularly dangerous.

Stanford researchers are using lab-grown heart cells to investigate how Chagas disease, which is spread by "kissing bugs," affects heart health.

Stanford researchers are using lab-grown heart cells to investigate how Chagas disease, which is spread by "kissing bugs," affects heart health.

Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.

Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.

While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.

While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.

A Stanford clinic found that staying in close contact with patients virtually between appointments achieved dramatic health improvements. Can additional technology build on those gains?

A Stanford clinic found that staying in close contact with patients virtually between appointments achieved dramatic health improvements. Can additional technology build on those gains?

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A baby born with a rare heart complication is now thriving following two surgeries at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

A baby born with a rare heart complication is now thriving following two surgeries at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.

More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.

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A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

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