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.
You may think the most common single cause of death in the United States is heart attack. Or cancer. Or stroke. But it’s actually sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). This runaway problem with the heart’s electrical system is fatal 95 percent of the time.
Are you planning a trip or vacation? If you have heart disease, it’s especially important to do some advance planning. Get expert tips on how to travel safely.
A study confirms a major concern of cardiologists – after a heart attack lots of patients stop taking or misuse lifesaving cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins.
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