About half the deaths from heart and vascular disease in the U.S. could be prevented, says a recent study. All it takes is eliminating five preventable risk factors. Learn how to protect yourself.
We know to guard our skin against frostbite by covering up when we go outside in sub-freezing temperatures. But extreme cold also can impact your vital organs. Find out how you can protect yourself.
Your heart. You probably don’t think about it often, yet it continues to pump with its faithful, steady beat — carrying blood to all your organs. Watch and find out some amazing things about your heart.
The leading cause of death in the United States, cardiovascular disease, is not something that should be taken lightly. Here are five symptoms you shouldn’t ignore.
Heart age defines your risk of heart attack, based on several factors. Most Americans have a heart that’s “older” than their actual age, but it’s never too late to lower it.
Hypertension patients, ask your doctor about the results of the recent SPRINT study that finds striking benefits in a blood pressure level of less than 120 systolic.
Leadless pacemakers inserted via catheter instead of surgery cut complications including bleeding, infection and wire breakage.
Despite limitations, heart disease risk calculators are a good discussion-starter with your doctor about your risk, lifestyle changes to consider, and whether medication would benefit you.
A simple test provides a truer sense of blood flow in the legs, providing a better way to test for and grade peripheral artery disease.
Sitting most of the day can harm cardiovascular health, study finds. Cleveland Clinic offers creative strategies to integrate more activity into your day to reduce your overall risk of heart disease.