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Health Tip: Reducing Your Heart Disease Risk February 20, 2017

Tips to benefit your ticker

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own February 15, 2017

Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk February 15, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart February 14, 2017

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow February 13, 2017

Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

Amphetamine Abuse Abuses the Heart February 10, 2017

Study finds arteries of recreational users look older than their years

Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List February 09, 2017

Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too February 08, 2017

Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk February 08, 2017

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

Know Your Heart's Numbers February 07, 2017

Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise February 06, 2017

But those with atrial fibrillation are also more likely to live, study says

What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack February 03, 2017

Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

Can Pregnancy Harm Your Heart? February 02, 2017

Links uncovered between preterm birth, multiple children and future cardiac problems

Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too February 01, 2017

This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

Fat Near the Heart a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women January 31, 2017

Study ties 'paracardial' fat to raised risk of hardening of the arteries

The Shame of 'Fat Shaming' January 31, 2017

Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks January 31, 2017

American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles January 30, 2017

Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling January 30, 2017

Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise January 26, 2017

And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds January 23, 2017

4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insurance

Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows January 20, 2017

Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peers

Higher Risk of Heart Disease for Blacks in Poorer Neighborhoods January 18, 2017

Preventive measures must address social policies, researcher says

Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study January 17, 2017

Less than half from any group had BP under good control

Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too? January 16, 2017

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report January 12, 2017

Preconception counseling helps moms-to-be understand potential risks, doctors say

Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start January 12, 2017

New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say

High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated January 11, 2017

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery January 11, 2017

The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease January 10, 2017

In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

Timely Tips for Safe Snow Removal January 07, 2017

The sedentary are most at risk for injury, doctors say

Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too January 03, 2017

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending December 28, 2016

Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

On Hospital Wards, Patient Crises May Have 'Domino Effect' December 27, 2016

When one patient has an emergency, the odds that a 2nd patient will face trouble also rises, study finds

Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial December 27, 2016

Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble December 23, 2016

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome' December 23, 2016

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas? December 22, 2016

Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk December 21, 2016

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack December 21, 2016

Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study December 20, 2016

But the overall risk of early death is still quite low

Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement December 19, 2016

While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study December 16, 2016

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots December 16, 2016

Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival December 14, 2016

Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

Where You Live May Determine How You Die December 13, 2016

Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage December 09, 2016

But findings from small study are unlikely to change current practice, doctors say

Heart Failure Protein May Signal Early Brain Damage December 08, 2016

Higher levels indicated potential trouble, study showed

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