Heart disease is the leading cause of maternal mortality in the U.S. today — but it doesn’t have to be. Maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Jeff Chapa explains how women can minimize their risk.
A potential new class of drugs may cut your risk of heart attack and stroke in an ingenious way: by targeting specific microbes in the gut. Learn how these new drugs can potentially lower two major risk factors for cardiovascular disease by lowering levels of a harmful compound called TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide).
Aspirin is a lifesaver if you’re having a heart attack. But it’s life-threatening if you’re having a certain type of stroke. Find out when it helps – and when it might hurt.
A Cleveland Clinic survey reveals that many Americans are surprisingly ill-prepared to deal with heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest. Explore survey highlights in this infographic.
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Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Interventional cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD, answers this one about heart attacks.
Most people who have a heart attack have traditional symptoms. But about 20 to 30 percent of us have atypical symptoms — or no symptoms at all. Discover what you should do, and when.
Men and women’s hearts may look similar but they are definitely different. Find out why women are more at risk for certain heart-related problems and how to spot more subtle symptoms of a heart attack.
This video animation compares two different heart emergencies: heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest. Watch how each problem develops, and learn what to do.
Learn how to recognize and prevent silent heart attack, sudden cardiac arrest and other heart disorders. Get tips on heart-healthy eating (plus recipes). And discover the right way to do CPR.
You’re on the road to recovery when you leave the hospital after a heart attack. But that doesn’t mean you’re fine. Find out how key follow-up care can cut your risk of readmission.