Heart Attack

Heart Attack

The Push-Up Clue to Heart Health

Here’s a quick, easy way to check your cardio health—and your risk for heart disease or heart attack.

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Think You’re Having a Heart Attack? How Chest Pain Is Evaluated in the ER

A scoring system first developed in the Netherlands is a safe and accurate way to determine who needs advanced testing and who doesn’t.

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When a Loved One Has a Heart Attack: How to Be the Best Health Advocate

If someone you love has a heart attack, do you know exactly what to do, and in what order? Here is your checklist.

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MINOCA: The Heart Attack You’ve Never Heard Of

A new study offers warnings about this under-researched type of heart attack that affects men and women equally.

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Still Under Stress After a Heart Attack? If You’re a Woman, Your Life Is In Jeopardy

Women who’ve had one heart attack yet continue to ignore their emotional health are at great risk for another heart attack.

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Don’t Wait for a Heart Attack to Do Cardiac Rehab

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…

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Quiz: What Does Your Chest Pain Mean?

Quiz: When does chest pain signal a heart attack versus heartburn or something else? Take this quiz and find out!

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The Danger of Exercising Angry

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.

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How to Avoid a Heart Attack in Extreme Weather

The arctic blast that brought tundralike temperatures to much of the country this winter has left behind more than frozen…

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Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

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.

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5 Surprising Ways to Prevent a Heart Attack

Everyone knows the big three–don’t smoke, lose weight, get exercise–but did you know there are additional, easy ways to keep your heart healthy?

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5 Tests to Determine Your Heart Disease Risk

Everyone’s familiar with the traditional risk factors for heart disease. There’s elevated cholesterol…high blood pressure…and diabetes. What you might not…

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Taking a Statin? Beware of These Dangerous Interactions With Other Heart Drugs

If you’re taking a statin drug to help reduce your risk for heart attack or stroke, you wouldn’t expect it…

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Omega-3 Supplements May Save Your Life After A Heart Attack

You’ve survived a heart attack. But you’re worried—could another one be waiting to happen? After all, it’s a vulnerable time.…

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Can Aspirin Therapy Really Work for You?

Up to one in four people aren’t getting the expected heart benefits… For millions of Americans, popping one or two…