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.
You can breathe easier once the ER doc says those chest pains weren't a heart attack, but don't brush aside your health scare; follow up with a doctor's visit − it could save your life.
Women fare worse then men after a heart attack, with longer hospital stays and a greater likelihood of dying in the hospital afterwards. The good news is the death rates for women after a heart attack are declining.
Are you one of those super fans whose adrenaline really gets pumping while rooting for your favorite sports team? If so, you could be at a slightly higher risk for a cardiac issue: Find out why.
Sometimes people will go days or even weeks before discovering that they have had a small heart attack. The consequences can be perilous to your health. Learn more about the possibility of a silent heart attack.
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.