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.
Every year, more than 730,000 Americans have a heart attack. To save your life or the life of someone you love, you need to respond to symptoms right away.
Heartburn and heart attack share some similar symptoms. But how do you know when your chest pain is something more serious than acid indigestion?
A slew of supplements on the market claim to help reduce blood sugar levels and heart attack risk for people with diabetes. But can cinnamon help improve your numbers?
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“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.