For 30 years statins have reduced heart disease. But unscientific claims on the internet and elsewhere are confusing people and putting them at greater risk. Learn the facts.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued an updated set of recommendations for people who have had a heart attack or who suffer from heart failure. But I disagree with the AHA’s updated recommendation. Here’s why.
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.
While many people take statins to protect their heart health, these drugs often are misunderstood — especially when it comes to the safety of these life-saving medicines.
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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.
If you’re thinking about cutting back on the amount of salt you eat, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
Salt is portrayed as the villain in many stories in the media that tout healthy eating habits. But not everyone needs to worry about restricting their salt intake.
New research questions the advice to cut back on eating animal-derived saturated fats to reduce artery-clogging cholesterol.
Do you ever wonder if grief, that ache of loss in your chest, could be associated with a real medical issue? Turns out, there is such a thing as Broken Heart Syndrome. Learn more.
How much do you know about heart health? Turns out, we all could probably learn a few things about this amazing organ, the heart, and how to keep it, and our bodies strong.