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Heart Health: Dr. Ozner’s Approach to Heart Disease Prevention

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By Jon Vanzile   In a matter of just 40 seconds or so, one person in Europe will suffer a heart attack.1 That adds up to nearly 90 heart attacks every hour. After years of accepting high death rates from cardiovascular disease, an advance has occurred in therapeutic prevention. According to prominent Miami cardiologist Michael Ozner, M.D., we […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart-Failure Risk

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An article published in ESC Heart Failure reports an association between increased heart-failure risk and vitamin D deficiency among an older group of men and women.* Researchers analyzed medical records from 137 subjects aged 60 years and older who were seen at cardiology outpatient clinics. Deficient 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, defined as less than 30 ng/mL, […]

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