National Cholesterol Education Month is a reminder that we should all get our cholesterol checked and treat high numbers. There are still some outstanding resources out there that can tell you everything you need to know about cholesterol.
Marshall K. Sutton of Grand Prairie, Texas shares his patient experience with Cleveland Clinic.
Every year, doctors advise thousands of patients to enroll in cardiac rehabilitation programs. And every year, thousands of patients ignore them. This turns out to be a bad idea.
PAD (peripheral arterial disease) is the “most dangerous disease you never heard about.” The good news about PAD is that there are some effective interventions. The bad news is that these interventions don’t last as long as doctors and patients wish they would.
A rare case in medical history, George Crile, MD, removes a bullet from the apex of a heart in 1915.
Coated or drug-eluting stents may be doing more good than expected. A recent study shows that the medication on the surface of these stents may be preventing heart attacks in the vessel beyond the stent.
Ask our expert questions during our web chat on PAD on September 27. Register now and begin asking questions on 9/26.
When 57-year-old Pat Karg went in for a routine physical, she got some unexpected news about her heart and mitral valve regurgitation.
Coumadin isn’t one of those drugs you can just take and forget about. People who take the drug (generic name: warfarin) need to visit their doctor or a “Coumadin clinic” for regular blood tests to make sure their dose is correctly adjusted.
We all know that blood pressure is expressed with one number over another: 120/80. Fewer among us remember that the top number is called the systolic and the bottom number is called the diastolic. Here's a way to remember.