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Hospital Rankings for Heart Failure Readmissions Are Not Affected by Patient’s Socioeconomic Status

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Mount Sinai study shows the socioeconomic status of congestive heart failure patients does not influence hospital rankings for heart failure readmissions.

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New Study Finds Patients with Atrial Fibrillation at Higher Risk of Developing Dementia When Meds Are Out of Range

A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that atrial fibrillation patients who are on blood thinning medications are at higher risk of developing dementia if their doses are not in the optimal recommended range.

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Not Having Much Luck with Relationships? Be Humble, Study Finds

Researchers found that prospective dating partners who were more humble were viewed as more attractive candidates for a romantic relationship than those less humble. In long-distance relationships, partners who are viewed as humble tended to recover more quickly after offenses than their less humble counterparts, according to research released in the Journal of Positive Psychology.

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Building Heart Tissue That Beats

When a heart gets damaged, such as during a major heart attack, there’s no easy fix. But scientists working on a way to repair the vital organ have now engineered tissue that closely mimics natural heart muscle that beats, not only in a lab dish but also when implanted into animals. They presented their latest results at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society.

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If Valentines' Day Didn't Go Quite as Planned, Don't Worry! Nova Southeastern University Has a Relationship Check-Up Expert Who Can Help!

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Researchers Find Brain’s ‘Sweet Spot’ for Love in Neurological Patient

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A region deep inside the brain controls how quickly people make decisions about love, according to new research at the University of Chicago.

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Vanderbilt Cardiologist Says Love Is Good for the Heart

With Valentine’s Day just one day away, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Julie Damp, M.D., says being involved in a healthy, loving relationship is good for the heart.

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Happy Couples Can Get a Big Resolution to a Big Fight — Mean Talk Aside

Being critical, angry and defensive isn’t always a bad thing for couples having a big disagreement — provided they are in a satisfying relationship. In that case, they likely will have a “big resolution” regardless of how negative they were during the discussion, according to a study by a Baylor University psychologist.

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Valentine's Day! Chocolate 101

Here’s a brief look at where chocolate comes from, nutritional information, how it’s made, and the ingredients that make chocolate – whether milk, dark or white – a memorable treat.

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Dating After Divorce: Keep Kids' Feelings in Mind

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