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.
Heart disease causes more U.S. deaths yearly than all types of cancer combined. Yet myths about heart disease and its prevention persist. Discover the facts behind the fiction.
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.
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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