The Cleveland Clinic received a nod from the American Heart Association for success in using the Get With the Guidelines treatment interventions.
For many people, obesity starts developing in early childhood, when good dietary and exercise habits are neglected. It's important for parents to know there's long-term danger in their children being overweight or obese.
Researchers continue to uncover ways genes influence or cause heart disease. But how best to use this information is not always clear.
Heart patients should know risks of taking aspirin, NSAID pain relievers and some antibiotics. Studies show these common medications can increase risk of bleeding, arrhythmia and more.
If you take blood thinners because of atrial fibrillation, evidence is mixed about whether you should take aspirin. Watch this video for expert advice.
When an electrical malfunction causes the heart to lose pumping power, cardiac resynchronization therapy can put the heart’s contractions back on track.
Not all chest pains are symptoms of a heart attack. Learn which symptoms could be signaling trouble and which are probably ok.
Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. They’re found in almost all of the foods that we eat, but choosing the right ones can make or break a heart-healthy diet.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers find both a leaky mitral valve and AFib can be addressed successfully during the same surgery.
Blockages in your arteries can happen anywhere in your body, but blocked arteries in the heart and brain tend to be more severe. Here’s why.