Steven Nissen, MD

Steven Nissen, MD

Steven Nissen, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. In 2007, TIME Magazine named him “one of the 100 most influential people in the world.”

Your Heart and the Big 4 Med Types to Avoid

Allergies coming on? Pain got you down? Before taking any medication to remedy the situation, always read the label, follow directions and consider the side effects. For people with heart issues, it’s especially important to know the risks of taking certain medications and herbal supplements.

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Have You Heard of These 5 Heart Attack Risk Factors?

Most people know about common risk factors for heart attack, but there are other risk factors that put certain people at risk, or put people at risk under certain conditions. Learn about lesser-known risk factors and who is likely to be affected.

Why Marriage Can Improve Your Odds of Surviving a Heart Attack

Marriage can be good for your health, with benefits that include a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and a longer life. New research suggests that married people who have heart attacks are more likely to survive and spend fewer days in the hospital immediately after.

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Should You Obsess About Salt?

If you’re thinking about cutting back on the amount of salt you eat, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.