For common, occasional aches and pain, an over-the-counter oral medication often does the trick. But experts warn people with chronic, ongoing pain to avoid long-term use. Find other options for long-term pain.
Cardiovascular specialists from across the country attended the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session and Expo in Washington D.C. They shared news about heart health -- earthly, and beyond.
When plaque calcifies inside the coronary arteries, it puts you at higher risk for heart attack or stroke. A new study finds that knowing just how dense these plaques are may help doctors better predict who is at greater risk.
In a recommendation issued this week, the FDA says scientists have not proven aspirin therapy has any benefit for people without cardiovascular problems. This group includes those with risk factors such as a family history of heart disease.
If you've spent the winter months hibernating, there’s no need to rush back outside and overdo it in the yard. Start now to prepare your heart for milder temperatures that are on the way.
Now, there’s another reason to get a shingles vaccine. New research finds that by lowering your risk for shingles, you also lower your risk for heart attack and mini-stroke.
After a heart attack, sex is still an important component of your quality of life, as well as your partner’s. It stresses the heart only as much as climbing a few flights of stairs. Learn more.
The headlines cause gasps of disbelief: A star high school or college athlete suddenly collapses and dies after a workout or a game. The culprit in many cases is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Here's why.
People with diabetes are more likely to develop heart disease. Clouding this issue, the FDA recently issued a warning that statin therapy may be associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. What gives?
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.