When a too-large or too-small stent becomes clogged with plaque and you have restenosis, cardiologists can re-open the artery for better blood flow.
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. Find fun, amazing facts about your own ticker.
Feeling down hurts your heart, say two new studies that examine links between depression and heart disease, and how exercise helps both.
When medications or lifestyle changes don’t improve blood flow to the heart, angioplasty or stenting may help without surgery. Here's how.
Relaxing in a hot tub sounds appealing, but if you have a heart condition, indulging in a steaming soak can cause problems. Limiting tub time and staying hydrated help reduce risk.
Heart disease usually affects older adults, but risk can develop early in life: Studies find 1 in 3 children have high cholesterol levels. Some experts recommend screening for kids aged 9 to 11.
Stress — we all deal with it. But when is stress a threat, and what can you do about it? Test your knowledge in this quiz.
Doctors balance risk versus reward in prescribing calcium supplements: Calcium supplements can help brittle bones, but possible links with heart disease raise red flags. A calcium-rich diet is a safe option for CAD patients.
Outcomes of heart surgery are measured to help improve programs nationwide. Risk adjustment is used, along with risk models that predict group risk versus individual risk, like low, medium or high. Learn more on how to measure your risk of heart surgery.
Fiber offers some surprising benefits. An expert explains why it’s good for us, what it does in our bodies and the best way to increase it in your diet.