A cardiologist clears up misconceptions and offers her best advice on how women can take action to protect themselves from heart disease.
Your doctor can only suggest ways to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. It’s up toyou to act on the advice.
A set of guidelines that influence how doctors treat patients with high cholesterol suggests keeping close tabs on levels of LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, and including more factors in their assessment of heart disease risk.
Why haven’t we found a way to cure the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.? Our cardiovascular medicine Chairman Steven Nissen, MD, discusses why we’ll probably become better at preventing coronary artery disease before we find a cure.