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Stories with subject: Cardiovascular disease
  • Firefighter died from heart attack after training exercise 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 3:52 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - A wildland firefighter who died after a summer training run had a heart attack, although he had passed written and physical medical tests earlier this year, according to federal officials.

  • Cancer, heart disease cause of most deaths in Wisconsin 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 2:48 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Cancer and heart disease continue to be the most common causes of death in Wisconsin in 2014.

  • Google, Heart Association team up on new research venture 
    Updated: Nov-08-15 3:41 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - A company whose name is synonymous with eyeballs on the Internet is turning its attention to hearts. Google Life Sciences, a research group recently spun off from its parent corporation, is teaming with the American Heart Association in a $50 million project to find new ways to fight heart disease.

  • Bristol-Myers buying heart drug maker Cardioxyl for $2.1B 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 12:27 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. is acquiring a private biotech company developing a medicine for one of the most common cause of hospitalizations in senior citizens, in a deal that could be worth up to $2.1 billion.