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cardiac arrest

Lipoprotein(a): What is it and should yours be checked?

If you have a family history of heart disease, talk with your doctor about this little-known type of cholesterol.

Patient Story

‘Living my worst nightmare’

Lisa Cardillo went from an active mom to a heart attack patient ‘in the blink of an eye.’

Study: AED access ups survival odds

Cardiac arrest victims are twice as likely to recover if a bystander is able to shock their hearts back into rhythm.

Patient Story

‘I’m a warrior’

Fabiola Garnett suffered cardiac arrest at age 13. Two decades later, she received the gift of a heart.

Heartfelt lessons and cold facts

Put down the shovel if you have any of these risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Patient Story

‘It’s not your time’

About 1 in 20 people survive sudden cardiac arrest at home. Amber Ciesielski, 32, survived—but she now faces a rare heart condition.

Does sex really trigger cardiac arrests?

Patients with heart problems should know that the risk is slight.

Patient Story

A heart for the diamond

Surgery and a steely resolve helped Howie Glupker, 76, put his heart attack behind him and the softball field ahead.

ATMs, coffee shops ideal spots for heart defibrillators

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

2 signs there’s a heart attack in your future

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

Take heart when shoveling

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

Patient Story

‘I was totally blindsided’

After cardiac arrest at age 25 and heart failure at age 31, Rick Eding is waiting patiently for the transplant that could save his life.