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.
Chest discomfort that comes and goes…a fluttery feeling…sweating. What’s normal vs. signs that your heart is in trouble? Find out.
Most people are aware that their cholesterol levels play an important role in determining how heart-healthy they are, but there’s more to it than that.
Exercising intensely when you’re angry or upset might seem like a great way to blow off steam. But it could be bad for your heart.
The arctic blast that brought tundralike temperatures to much of the country this winter has…
There are little-known risk factors for heart disease that most people (and most doctors) ignore. Many of them are as risky as well-known factors.
In this video, Suzanne Steinbaum, MD, discusses broken-heart syndrome… what it is and how it can affect your heart health.