Surprising finding: Increased use of treatments that opened patients’ narrowed or blocked coronary arteries had a strong association with improved survival rates.
Marriage can be good for your health, with benefits that include a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and a longer life. New research suggests that married people who have heart attacks are more likely to survive and spend fewer days in the hospital immediately after.
Sleeping less than seven or eight hours a night causes blood sugar problems that resemble diabetes. A recent study suggests that two nights of extended sleep may reverse these effects for some people.
A new study shows that despite a greater awareness of the health risks for heart attack, more people now have these kinds of medical conditions at a younger age — and are suffering from heart attacks as a result.
Find out what signs you need to watch for and how you can be better prepared to handle an emergency department visit for your aging parents.
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.
Pregnancy complications like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and preterm birth after early labor increase a woman’s risk for future heart attacks. Preventive care will lower your risk.
How much do you know about heart health? Turns out, we all could probably learn a few things about this amazing organ, the heart, and how to keep it, and our bodies strong.
We all know that diet and exercise are important to heart health. But we may not realize that shoveling snow is strenuous exercise that could be too much of a burden on our hearts, especially if we’ve been more sedentary in colder months.
Two studies find that bystander involvement improves survival rates of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients