There is so much health information on the web that it is important to separate fact from fiction. Here are a few commonly believed heart health issues you may have read about. Let’s find out if they are myth or true and why.
More than one million people in the U.S. suffer a heart attack each year. For the best chance of survival, you need to respond to symptoms within an hour. Be prepared. Don’t delay. Know the symptoms. And save your life, or the life of someone you love.
Could the secret to surviving a heart attack be as simple as coughing? Lately, social media has circulated this misleading and dangerous idea. Don't take this myth to heart! Learn the facts behind why it's so wrong.
You're taking your health to heart — controlling your blood pressure and cholesterol, and hitting the trail instead of the remote control. But is taking a specialty vitamin a must for cardiac health?
He’s fighting for your heart. Steven Nissen, MD, is one of the country’s top cardiologists and Medscape’s 2012 Best Physicians.
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Chat with top cardiologist Dr. Steve Nissen, Wednesday, November 21 at noon.
The benefits of moderate alcohol consumption vary based on a person’s age and medical history. Find out how much is too much.
Chat with top cardiologist Dr. Steve Nissen, Wednesday, October 17 at noon.
Gloomy facts get most of the attention in the media. But the truth is, prospects for heart disease have never been better. Doctors know more about what works and what doesn’t and what is safe and what is not than ever before. Here are three facts about heart disease that should cheer you up.