In this episode, Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner and Dr. Steinbaum discuss the gender bias that exists in emergency rooms and throughout hospitals and doctor’s offices around t...
Heart disease doesn’t appear out of nowhere. If your doctor doesn’t recognize your heart issues, it is up to you to ensure they do—before a heart attack!
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…
Standard cholesterol blood tests don’t tell your real heart-disease risk. These more-comprehensive heart tests can…
A new study challenges US guidelines to treat everyone with mild hypertension with medication.
All drugs come with potential side effects, but the leading cause of cancer deaths in the uS shouldn’t be one of them.
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.
High blood pressure mainly affects older adults, but it can also occur earlier in life. Here’s what can happen when it occurs before age 40…
A danger lurks for former AFib patients—even if they’ve been told their heart rhythm is back to normal, it might not be.
A new study found that the FDA rushes approval of heart devices. Are you putting your life on the line?
Does your heart pound when deadlines loom? If it’s atrial fibrillation, that could mean a higher risk for stroke and early death.
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