Your doctor unexpectedly tells you at your annual sports physical that you have a heart murmur. So now what? Here’s how a sports cardiologist can help.
Bloody Mary, anyone? This holiday season, raise a glass to moderation and healthier drink options. Find out how you can indulge and have fun — while making choices that are good for you and your heart.
Learn about three medical innovations that relate to the human heart, including the development of a small leadless pacemaker, new cholesterol-lowering injections and a new congestive heart failure drug.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer, you may be wondering what comes next. Most often, the answer is surgery — which can treat the cancer while providing a “new normal.”
Cucumbers add a fresh, light flavor to chilled water. The vegetable also is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. Wash the cucumber, cut it into thin slices and add a few pieces to your water.
Beets are a great source of healthful, naturally occurring nitrates, which may help to support healthy blood pressure. They are delicious roasted or steamed. You also can slice them thin and bake them into crunchy chips.
Cancer patients who’ve undergone chest radiation therapy may incur cardiovascular damage that shows up decades later. Surgeons recommend multi-component procedures, or other therapies based upon each patient’s risk.
New recommendations to guide how doctors in the United States treat tens of millions of patients with high blood pressure have created some controversy. But they could offer more tailored treatment of hypertension.
When a patient complains of cardiac symptoms, cardiac tumors are one of the last things doctors usually suspect. They are rare, and are usually benign or non-cancerous.