Heart Disease

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Local Couple First U.S. Patients To Receive Leadless Pacemaker

An Orange County couple are the first patients to be implanted with a new, leadless kind of pacemaker that may revolutionize the way heart disease is treated.


Air Quality Advisory In Effect For Santa Clarita Valley

An Air Quality Advisory was in effect Thursday for the Santa Clarita Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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Medical Test Uses Fingers To Predict Heart Disease

The number one killer in America is heart disease.


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Heart Disease Found In 4,000-Year-Old Mummies

Heart disease was found in 4,000-year-old mummies, according to a new study.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2013

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Wear Red Friday To Raise Awareness For Heart Disease

To kick of American Heart Month, Feb. 1 is National Wear Red Day!

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/01/2013

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Coroner: Sage Stallone Died From Heart Attack

Sage Stallone, son of actor Sly Stallone, died of a heart attack, the LA County Coroner has confirmed.


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‘WomenHeart’ Champions Raise Awareness About Heart Disease

Alisa Becket and Amanda Daniels recently became “WomenHeart” Champions after graduating from the prestigious annual WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic. They stopped by KCAL9 Friday to talk about the importance of heart health.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2012

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‘End Of Illness’ Offers Simple Steps To Live Longer

Who has time to get sick? For many of us, including Bethany and Jason Winters, the prospect of illness is a worst case scenario.


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Study Finds Aspirin Therapy Not For Everyone

Many adults take one aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks or stroke. But a new study has found that only people at high or moderate risk for those diseases should be taking aspirin.


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A Walk On The Wild Side? Why Too Much Sitting Is Dangerous For You!

Swimming with sharks. Sticking your hand through the bars of the polar bear cage at the zoo. Coming out of the ATM late at night and announcing you just got paid! All pretty dangerous stuff. But to hear some doctors tell it, those things have nothing on something we do all day. For much of the day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2011

Reduce Your Heart Disease Risk With Sherry Torkos

Sherry Torkos visited the KCAL 9 studios Tuesday. She is the co-author of “Saving Women’s Hearts.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2011