More patients with congenital heart defects are living into adulthood, report two studies. While many have near-normal life spans, long-term medical care is still needed.
During your hospitalization, nurses use technology, standardized processes and ongoing communication to deliver you the best care in the safest environment.
Research has shifted experts’ opinions on which fats are heart-healthy. You'll be surprised to learn which fats you can eat more of and which you still have to avoid.
Is it okay to eat butter now? See what top cardiologists want you to know about what's changing in our view of diet and heart disease.
It’s generally healthy when an athlete’s heart adapts to exercise by becoming stronger, thicker, and larger. However, in some cases, a big heart can be dangerous. Learn when to worry and when not to.
A new study indicates diabetics with a BP level of 140/90 need treatment to reduce that level and your risks for cardiovascular or microvascular problems.
Preliminary studies show the citrus fruit bergamot may effectively lower cholesterol without the undesirable side effects of statins.
Daytime sleepiness, heavy snoring and waking abruptly and out of breath could mean you have sleep apnea. Find out how this can lead to arrhythmias and heart failure.
Chemotherapy and radiation can damage your heart. A cardio-oncologist can help patients complete their cancer treatment without incurring damage to the heart.
Many patients who are at low risk for heart problems don’t need screenings such as EKG and stress tests, a national association of primary care physicians recently recommended.