Endocarditis is an infection that “devours” your heart muscle. Learn the facts about this potentially deadly disease through a patient who overcame it.
Have a successful cookout without the burgers, brats or other red meat. Check out these five grilling alternatives that are healthier for your heart.
Your heart. You probably don’t think about it often, yet it continues to pump with its faithful, steady beat — carrying blood to all your organs. Find fun, amazing facts about your own ticker.
Individuals considering balloon angioplasty and stenting to unclog blocked arteries may not get enough information from their doctors to make the best choice, a small study suggests.
The health benefits of choosing whole foods like fruits, vegetables and whole grains are nearly endless. One of the primary benefits of nutrient-rich foods is that they can reduce inflammation in the body.
Many factors can cause leg swelling. If you develop this problem, you can expect your doctor to ask about your overall health, your diet, your exercise levels, your medications and more.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday strengthened warning label requirements for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which include pain relievers such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
Mitral valve surgery used to be done only after symptoms developed, but a Cleveland Clinic study found pre-symptom surgery may be better for patients.
A recent study linked statin use to higher Type 2 diabetes risk. Statin users are encouraged to control their modifiable risk factors. Here’s why.
Having heart disease doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t get pregnant. Two Cleveland Clinic physicians discuss the risks.