More green space = a healthier heart

Neighborhoods with more vegetation tend to have lower levels of stress.

Patient Story

‘They called us blue babies’

For one Michigan woman, a doctor's retirement brings back memories of miracles.

Marathons can tax amateurs’ hearts

Ease the strain by training up for the 26.2-mile run ... well before attempting it.

Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Use energy drinks when cramming for exams?

Your heart may pay the price.

Mysteries of the Achilles

Can the longest and strongest tendon in the body predict blocked heart arteries?

New cholesterol guidelines focus on personalized approach

Start tracking your cholesterol as early as possible—it's important.

The sooner you quit smoking, the better

Study: Smokers who quit within the past five years cut their risk for cardiovascular disease by 38 percent.

Patient Story

22 pounds of love

Cricket, a therapy cat, brings happiness and wholeness to hospice patients.

Study: Women less likely to receive CPR

Woefully inaccurate notions about women may explain why some folks are prone to inaction when an ailing woman needs lifesaving chest compressions.

Lamenting the noisy neighbor

Chronic noise exposure can lead to threefold risk of heart attack, stroke or some other major cardiovascular event.

Can you literally be scared to death?

It's possible to have a sudden cardiac event related to an adrenaline surge.