Heart attack risk spikes after respiratory infection

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week.

May 23, 2017 0

When oxygen runs low, the naked mole-rat finds a way

These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack.

April 30, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Do I need to call 911? Are you OK?’

Retired police officer Ike VanHorn reclaims his life with bypass surgery and cardiac rehab.

April 28, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘A good pain’

For cardiac patients like Michael Thompson, counterpulsation is one of the toughest treatments they'll endure—but also one of the best.

April 19, 2017 1

ATMs, coffee shops ideal spots for heart defibrillators

Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims.

March 27, 2017 0

Fish oil pills may help after heart attack

Specialists' review does not find, however, that it can help prevent cardiovascular problems.

March 17, 2017 0

Wood stoves may spark heart trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk.

March 11, 2017 0

Stout and hardy? Check your heart

People with a high tolerance for pain may face a greater risk of silent heart attacks.

February 19, 2017 0

Here’s your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

February 2, 2017 1

2 signs there’s a heart attack in your future

Heeding these warnings could save your life or the life of a loved one.

January 4, 2017 5

Blood pressure up? Try yoga

An hour of zen each day isn't just good for your well-being—it could also prevent and ease hypertension.

December 14, 2016 0

Take heart when shoveling

As the snow starts to fly, beware of the strain that removing it may cause.

December 11, 2016 0