Cardiac rehab is what you do to get into shape after a heart attack, right? Not always. Why it’s smart to start rehab to prevent a heart problem…
When every day seems to bring different information about how to take care of yourself, what should you really do? Advice from Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum.
A simple stretch relieves the painful hip and leg cramps caused by peripheral artery disease. Learn more…
A heart attack is not the only threat facing people who don’t exercise. Here’s how to prevent an incurable condition that slowly robs you of your life.
Precision medicine has become extremely helpful in cardiology. And you don’t need expensive tests to figure out what’s right for you.
Blood clots can lead to stroke, heart attack and other dangerous conditions. Take this quiz to see if you know all you should to protect yourself…
Do you need a statin? The best way to know is with a heart CT scan—it can reveal dangerous plaque calcification and help you decide.
Controlling blood pressure takes more than a daily banana. Fortunately, there are a variety of delicious foods you may never think of. Read on…
Pumping iron, resistance training—whatever you call weight work, research shows it can help keep your cholesterol in a heart-healthy range.
Quiz: When does chest pain signal a heart attack versus heartburn or something else? Take this quiz and find out!
The body’s largest organ is the lining of your blood vessels. Here’s how to take care of it—to prevent heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and more.
Life-saving blood-thinner drug warfarin can cause dangerous bleeding. Now a gene test reduces that risk.
If you’re a woman over age 75, statin drugs may be much more likely to…
Find out the top nine causes of swelling—what doctors call edema—in your hands, feet and abdomen. Some are minor, others deadly serious.
Walking hurts when you’ve got peripheral artery disease. The good news is, the right exercise can help—a lot. Read on.
Super-caffeinated beverages may give you more of a jolt than you bargained for—and wind up sending you to the ER.
New guidelines mean that 103 million American adults now have high blood pressure. That could be a recipe for over-treatment.
Chest discomfort that comes and goes…a fluttery feeling…sweating. What’s normal vs. signs that your heart is in trouble? Find out.
In her book, Dr. Bond Brill talks about plant sterols and psyllium seed husk—which can dramatically lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.