The PLAC® Test is a simple blood test that can help predict risk of heart attack or stroke by measuring artery inflammation. Results help doctors determine when to increase preventive care.
Not all chest pains are symptoms of a heart attack. Learn which symptoms could be signaling trouble and which are probably ok.
Blockages in your arteries can happen anywhere in your body, but blocked arteries in the heart and brain tend to be more severe. Here’s why.
Being married could be the ultimate protection for your heart. New studies confirm that being married lowers heart attack risk and improves outcomes after a heart attack.
When someone suffers sudden cardiac arrest, they need immediate help. A smartphone app called PulsePoint Respond aims to connect people struck by sudden cardiac arrest with people who can give them help right away.
The driveway is piling up with snow. You bundle up and get to work, trying to dig it out as fast as you can to get back in the warm house. Find out why doctors advise against shoveling for many of us.
Learn about sweat, the body's natural coolant. Discover what happens when sweat meets bacteria. Learn how sweat can signal disease, and when to seek help.
Taking a stress test isn’t as simple as jumping on the treadmill. Talk with your cardiologist about whether to eat, exercise or take your medications beforehand to ensure you’re prepared.
You can control your own future; A new study says you can cut your heart attack risk by 80 percent, just by making positive changes in your lifestyle.