For the first time in a decade, there are new guidelines spelling out exactly how much exercise you need. Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, explains what they are and why exercise (even if you don’t fully meet the guidelines!) is so important.
Cleveland Clinic and European investigators have found that a biomarker for inflammation predicts a person’s cardiovascular risk better than any other scoring or testing method available.
Summer heat — especially during exercise — can be hard on the heart. Learn what you need to know
A Cleveland Clinic survey reveals that many Americans are surprisingly ill-prepared to deal with heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest. Explore survey highlights in this infographic.
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Learn how to recognize and prevent silent heart attack, sudden cardiac arrest and other heart disorders. Get tips on heart-healthy eating (plus recipes). And discover the right way to do CPR.
Lots of people believe coconut oil is heart-healthy. A dietitian explains what the research — and the American Heart Association — have to say about this controversial oil.
Researchers suspect sleep apnea causes abnormal heart rhythms, which lead to sudden cardiac death.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued an updated set of recommendations for people who have had a heart attack or who suffer from heart failure. But I disagree with the AHA’s updated recommendation. Here’s why.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one.
Want to stay trim and heart-healthy? Choose nutritious foods, but beware of portion distortion. Here, we show you typical portions of popular foods and compare them with actual serving sizes.