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heart attack

Research links HPV to heart disease

Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.

Patient Story

A life-saving stroll

Chest pain prompted Jorge Gonzalez to visit a wellness office just down the street. Moments later, he found himself headed to surgery.

Growing threat for vets: Heart disease

A long-running CDC analysis has found veterans ages 35 to 70 suffer cardiovascular conditions at a greater rate than non-veterans.

Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

More breakfast, less TV

If it's a healthy heart you're after, cut out the screen time and make your morning a priority.

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.

Can you literally be scared to death?

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

Today’s go-go world too much for too many hearts

Our fast-paced, 'always-on' world causes increased psycho-social stress and, possibly, an increase in the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest.

Die-hard sports fans put hearts at risk

Study: Sporting events may lead to a spike in adrenaline for certain spectators and, in some cases, heart attacks.

Is daily aspirin worth it?

Doctors advise caution. Talk with your physician if you're taking a preventive dose.

Heart health of 9/11 survivors researched

Study demonstrates a link between cardiovascular health and post-traumatic stress disorder—a common illness among rescuers, volunteers and survivors of the terrorist attack.

Patient Story

‘I can do anything … It’s just amazing’

Former baseball hopeful Terry Fewless gets his life back thanks to newer technology for clearing clogged arteries.