Millions of Americans are unable to do so and therefore less likely to seek help when trouble arises.
Kathy Hoseth battled inexplicable chest pains much of her life—until she finally found the cardiothoracic surgeon who could remedy her condition.
Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
There's a direct link between a healthy heart and less TV time.
A host of artificial sweeteners are linked to higher risk of heart troubles, stroke and dementia, researchers say.
Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.
Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.
As a new baby makes his way into the world, his great-great-grandfather fights to survive a major heart attack.
When Michael Travis suffered a sudden heart problem, quick action—and the instant availability of an AED unit—made all the difference.
Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.
Jeremy VerVeer suffered his first heart attack at age 25. He then survived three more by age 38.
Specific proteins released by a damaged heart may help doctors quickly identify patients at high risk of heart attack and stroke.