“Cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” are often used interchangeably, but they’re not the same. Two experts explain signs and symptoms of each.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Benico Barzilai, MD, answers this one.
Researchers were surprised to learn how much treatments that open narrowed or blocked coronary arteries can improve survival.
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.