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.
“Cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” are often used interchangeably, but they’re not the same. Two experts explain signs and symptoms of each.
Researchers were surprised to learn how much treatments that open narrowed or blocked coronary arteries can improve survival.
New research questions the advice to cut back on eating animal-derived saturated fats to reduce artery-clogging cholesterol.
Heart disease is usually associated with chest pressure or tightness and shortness of breath. Surprisingly, though, some women never experience these typical symptoms—instead, they may have back pain or feel fatigued.
While awareness is increasing that heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women, younger women may think that statistic doesn’t apply to them. They’re wrong. In this video, Dr. Leslie Cho explains why.
The leading cause of death in the United States, cardiovascular disease, is not something that should be taken lightly. Here are five symptoms you shouldn’t ignore.
If you’ve ever felt as though your heart is beating too fast, you know it can be scary. But these sensations don’t automatically signal something serious
The Mediterranean diet has consistently shown in randomized control studies to reduce heart attack and stroke as well as lower LDL, or bad, cholesterol.
Chest pain can be a symptom of coronary artery disease – or a rare disorder called coronary spasm. Learn answers to five top questions about this little-known condition.