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10
Types of Heart Drugs
Heart Health Image Gallery
Heart Health Image Gallery

There are many safe and effective drug treatments for heart disease. See more heart health pictures.

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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of people in the United States. A diagnosis of heart disease doesn't spell out certain doom, however. Exercise and a healthy diet are one way to fight it, and fortunately, nowdays there are many safe and effective drug treatments as well. Some are new, some are old, and some work when others don't. Your doctor will know which is the best drug (or drugs) for you, but it helps to be informed so you can take part in your own health care (and heart care) planning.

Let's take a look at 10 weapons against heart disease that we have in the modern medicine arsenal.

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