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.
Achalasia, which is sometimes confused with acid reflux, causes problems with swallowing foods and liquids and can result in malnutrition and other serious issues. Here’s how it’s diagnosed.
Confused about which oils are heart-healthy and which aren’t? Keep this primer from our registered dietitian as a ready reference.
Heart disease develops differently in women and men. Women respond better to cardiac resynchronization therapy, but many women aren't treated.
Modern digital imaging allows surgeons to treat previously inoperable conditions; wired operating rooms give instant access to technology during a procedure
Anyone with high blood pressure should aim for a low-salt diet, but a heart doctor says healthy people don't have to worry as much about salt.
Calling all athletes: Learn why doctors sometimes recommend an electrocardiogram as a heart health benchmark before you hit the field, track or courts.
E-cigarette fans say they are a safer, tobacco-free alternative to smoking cigarettes. But vapers still inhale nicotine and a new study suggests nicotine directly damages heart cells.
New studies show links between small particulate matter in air pollution and atrial fibrillation and blood clots in the lungs. Learn more.
No time to exercise? Biking to work can turn your commute into a daily workout that boosts heart health and clears your head.