Infections following cardiac surgery don’t have to occur when you and your doctor team up to prevent them. Antibiotics, safe hair removal, plus your weight and diabetes control help before surgery.
When it comes to your heart health, studies show that the amount of caffeine in a few cups of coffee a day typically isn’t harmful. However, the risk of energy drinks isn’t one worth taking. Here’s why.
You want the benefits of fish such as salmon — but what about the risks? Find out whether wild fish or farmed fish is better for your health.
Having a child is generally a natural, healthy event, but women with heart problems face special medical challenges during pregnancy and delivery. Consult with your cardiologist to assess whether pregnancy puts you at risk.
Did you know you may be consuming extra calories that can lead to weight gain if you’re not getting enough sleep? Research in the last 50 years is unearthing just how important sleep is to heart health.
Don’t fool yourself into believing you’re invincible. Keeping heart disease in check and practicing healthy coping mechanisms could save your life and help you avoid an unexpected heart event.
An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulge that can form in a section of the body’s main artery. These aneurysms develop slowly over the years and often have no symptoms — but can become dangerous.
Heart disease is complicated. Genetics and lifestyle both influence your risk of coronary heart disease. Researchers scour collected data identifying patterns and trends. Some findings might surprise you.
Bariatric surgery is gaining momentum as a powerful tool in the fight to control — or even cure — type 2 diabetes in some patients.
Want to lower heart surgery risks? Look in the mirror. These days, It's more about your health rather than the type of surgery done. Lower your risk factors by following these basic steps.