If you have a heart condition but want to have a baby, you may wonder whether your medications are safe for pregnancy. A cardiologist offers his best advice.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about cardiovascular disease.
Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defect in the United States, affecting nearly one in 100 births every year. Most heart defects are caught during pregnancy, but some are not. Know what symptoms to look for.
Younger adults don’t often worry about their risk of stroke. But stroke can happen at any age and some research finds an increase in strokes in younger people.
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