Does sex really trigger cardiac arrests?

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

November 20, 2017 0

Spacing out? There’s a reason

When you starve your body of quality sleep, you're robbing brain cells of the ability to function properly.

November 16, 2017 0

Salve for an ailing heart: Tai chi

The simple, pain-free movements in this Chinese tradition may be exactly what heart attack survivors need to reclaim their health.

October 21, 2017 0
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.

September 8, 2017 9

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

September 3, 2017 3

CT scans could help gauge heart attack risk

Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible.

July 18, 2017 0

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