Interventional cardiologists are now using brachytherapy — a radiation treatment usually used to treat cancer — to re-open clogged arteries.
If you're concerned about heart disease, here's another reason to consider setting down your steak knife. A new study adds to a growing body of literature linking red meat consumption with increased heart disease risk.
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.
We have more power over our health than any other generation in history. Learn how causes of death have changed over the past 100 years.
We all want to be heart-healthy, and ensuring healthy levels of cholesterol is the first step. Get pointers on nutrition and exercise.
Little has been known about the long-term effects of running on mortality. Researchers at Iowa State University conducted a 15-year study of more than 55,000 adults and found that runners had a 45 percent lower risk of death from heart disease and stroke. Here's why.
Uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in almost every major disease. Find out why researchers spend so much time understanding it — and what you can do to prevent it now.
You are an essential part of your cardiac care team. There are six essential steps to getting up to speed that will help you learn how to be your best advocate.
Confused about which oils are heart-healthy and which aren’t? Keep this primer from our registered dietitian as a ready reference.