Is sex good for your heart? Get answers to this — and other questions heart patients are afraid to ask — from one of the nation's top cardiologists.
A major new study links testosterone replacement therapy to increased risks of heart attack, stroke or death. Why this should be a warning to both patients and doctors.
When it comes to heart health, exercise is good medicine. Even in patients with fairly advanced heart disease, regular aerobic activity can provide significant benefits — including a longer life expectancy.
There’s a controversy in the world of heart disease prevention that may affect millions of people: the one-third of all American adults who have increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
New heart guidelines take a dramatic turn, recommending greatly increased use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications.
Many people who have normal blood pressure at home may see an increase at the doctor’s office, a phenomenon known as “white coat syndrome.” Now, research is showing that this condition may not be as harmless as once believed.
While the average life expectancy is increasing, not everyone is enjoying a good quality of life. Here’s how you can decrease your risk of chronic disease and increase your odds of living not just longer — but better.
We often hear how wine — especially red wine — in moderation may be healthy for our hearts. However, if you’re partial to a pilsner or longing for a bit of liquor, here’s some encouraging news.
An American Heart Association report shows slow progress toward the goal of reducing cardiovascular and stroke death by 2020. Cleveland Clinic Cardiologist Steven Nissen, MD, talks about why we, as a nation, need to eat better, consume less and get moving.
Former President George W. Bush has had a stent inserted to clear a blockage in his artery. So what’s involved in this procedure?