Find the truth about questions that spark your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about heart 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 failure is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over age 65. But there are factors that put younger men and women at risk. Learn more about risks and prevention.
We all want to be heart-healthy, and ensuring healthy levels of cholesterol — a fat, or lipid, carried through the bloodstream — is the first step. Learn the steps that you can take to lower your risks of heart attack and stroke.
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When it’s time for heart surgery, there are many resources that can help you gauge which hospital is best for you. Find out what to ask and where to find answers.
If you need heart surgery, choose a hospital that has good outcomes for your condition. Find out how data models can help predict the best cardiac program for you.
Did you know that infections caused by common bacteria or fungus found in your mouth and elsewhere in your body can sometimes put your heart at risk? Learn more.
“Cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” are often used interchangeably, but they’re not the same. Two experts explain signs and symptoms of each.
This muscular organ, with its steady pump, keeps the beat to the music of our lives: the heart. Turns out, your work to keep it strong is a key to longevity.