Is dementia declining among older Americans?

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend.

September 18, 2017 0

Undiagnosed heart condition ‘AFib’ may be common

Continuous long-term monitoring led to diagnosis in 1 out of 3 high-risk adults.

September 4, 2017 1

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

A little drinking might lengthen your life

But it's a fine balance as too much alcohol can increase risk of early death.

August 25, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Living, not just staying alive

An implanted heart pump saved Terry Jacobs’ life. Now he’s more active than he’s been in 20 years.

August 14, 2017 6

Not all plant foods are equal

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease.

July 26, 2017 0

‘Fight or flight’ response greater in combat vets with PTSD

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease.

May 18, 2017 0

Eating gluten-free without a medical reason?

Guess what? It won't help your heart and could even hurt it.

May 12, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A clear, new path

A burgeoning procedure to clear total blockages from coronary arteries is giving new life to patients who once had few options.

May 3, 2017 2

Common food nutrient tied to risky blood clotting

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk.

May 2, 2017 0

Debunking men’s myths

If you’re a guy, you probably have some theories about testosterone, erectile dysfunction and the like. Now’s your chance to test them.

April 15, 2017 0

Study links thyroid hormone to stiff arteries

Patients with higher levels of key hormone may face greater risk of plaque buildup and heart disease complications.

April 14, 2017 0