If you have diabetes and your legs and ankles swell (edema), compress stockings can help—if you get the right kind. Learn more…
Heart disease may be preventable 80% of the time, but 20% of the time, it is difficult or impossible to make an impact with lifestyle choices alone.
A scoring system first developed in the Netherlands is a safe and accurate way to determine who needs advanced testing and who doesn’t.
HDL is known as the “good” type of cholesterol, but that is not always true. How to make sense of your cholesterol readings…
If someone you love has a heart attack, do you know exactly what to do, and in what order? Here is your checklist.
Increased risk for stroke after heart attack (myocardial infarction) lasts three times longer than was thought. Here’s what you need to know…and do.
A danger lurks for former AFib patients—even if they’ve been told their heart rhythm is back to normal, it might not be.
Does your heart pound when deadlines loom? If it’s atrial fibrillation, that could mean a higher risk for stroke and early death.
Even older cardiac implantable electronic devices are safe for MRI—but not all hospitals are on board with doing it. Here’s what you need to know.
Bad news combined with the empathetic nature of many women has caused symptoms of stress and heart disease to surge. Five ways to protect your heart.
A new study offers warnings about this under-researched type of heart attack that affects men and women equally.
Women are just as likely as men to have a heart attack. But more women than men are dying. Here’s how to avoid that fatal gender gap…
Women who’ve had one heart attack yet continue to ignore their emotional health are at great risk for another heart attack.
Caffeine is safe for most people with heart arrhythmias according to the largest-ever study—and may prevent arrhythmia episodes.
CPR training courses are not as good as they should be, says the American Heart Association. Here’s how to be sure your CPR training can save lives.
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…
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.
Quiz: When does chest pain signal a heart attack versus heartburn or something else? Take this quiz and find out!
Life-saving blood-thinner drug warfarin can cause dangerous bleeding. Now a gene test reduces that risk.