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.
Cleveland Clinic is ranked the No.1 hospital in the country for cardiology and heart surgery as well as urology, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2013-2014.”
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.
New analysis of old studies says saturated fats may not be the main diet culprit in heart disease. But experts say current diet guidelines are still your best bet. Here's why.
Inflammation doesn’t just occur with injury or infection, but can also affect your heart. It’s a driver for coronary heart disease, and is measured with a simple blood test. Statins may even reduce inflammation. Learn more.
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.
A tear in the inner lining of the aortic artery can allow blood to seep between layers, impeding healthy blood flow. Doctors can now fix these “dissections” with a stent instead of open surgery.
A minimally invasive procedure called pulmonary vein ablation uses targeted energy to correct atrial fibrillation, which is a very fast, chaotic irregular heart rhythm. Here’s how the procedure works.
Before we accept any health sound bite as fact and begin to make changes because of it, it’s critical to consider a few things. We need to separate fact from fiction. Here's why.