Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Interventional cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD, answers this one about insomnia’s affect on your heart.
A stress test is often the first step in diagnosing a heart condition. Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD, explains the standard stress EKG and several other variations that your doctor may order.
Why haven’t we found a way to cure the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.? Our cardiovascular medicine Chairman Steven Nissen, MD, discusses why we’ll probably become better at preventing coronary artery disease before we find a cure.
Your heart is a powerful pump. Disease can result in plumbing, wiring, structure and/or muscle problems. Our experts explain the four major types of heart disease and how they are treated.
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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.
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.