A family history of coronary artery disease can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. But there are steps you can take to lower your risk.
Many of us likely don’t pay attention to how fast we walk, but a recent study suggests that our walking speed might be tied to our risk for developing heart disease.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about family history and heart disease.
Heart disease is largely preventable, and we’ve known about the risk factors for decades. The good news is that every one of us can do something to lower our risk factors
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Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. But a recent study shows that many women are unaware of this fact — and worse — they don’t see cardiovascular disease as a top health concern.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about cardiovascular disease.
You may think that your heart is as old as you are, but it’s possible that your heart is aging faster than your chronological age.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but the risk is higher for African-Americans. Find out what factors are at work and how to reduce your risk.