Medical emergencies like heart attack and stroke always need prompt treatment. Here’s how hospitals are keeping emergency departments safe during the pandemic and why it’s crucial to not delay emergency care.
Every year, snow shoveling sends more than 11,000 people to the hospital each year. Here’s what you need to know about clearing your snow if you have heart attack risk factors.
Everyone knows stress is bad, but did you know it’s particularly bad for our hearts? Learn how stress plays a factor on our heart health and how to cope better.
Heartburn and heart attack share some similar symptoms. But how do you know when your chest pain is something more serious than acid indigestion?
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New research shows that coronary artery bypass grafts not only prevent a blockage from causing a heart attack. They can also prevent damage from blockages that can occur later in the same artery.
Yes, heart attacks are possible without having a blocked artery. Find out more about this type of heart attack, called a myocardial infarction in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease (or MINOCA).
A ‘mild’ heart attack (or what doctors call a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction) shouldn’t be shrugged off. It should be a wake-up call that it’s time to take your coronary artery disease seriously.
If you don’t have symptoms of cardiovascular disease, a preventive ultrasound screening is unlikely to be helpful, experts say.
Not all chest pains are symptoms of a heart attack. Learn which symptoms could be signaling trouble and which are probably something else.
Find out 3 common signs of a heart attack in women and learn when they are cause for concern. Hint: Chest pain often isn’t your first clue.