Heartfelt lessons and cold facts

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

December 10, 2017 0

For some, holidays bring heart trouble

The number of heart-related deaths definitely spikes during this jolly season—and there's no clear reason.

December 8, 2017 0

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 12

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