Erin D. ­Michos, MD, MHS

Erin D. ­Michos, MD, MHS, associate director of preventive cardiology at Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease and associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine, both in Baltimore.

Heart

Why Do I Need to Wear a Heart Monitor for So Long?

If you’re having palpitations or other unexplained heart symptoms, wearing a Holter monitor can help detect the cause. Here, details on the process…

Women's Health

Women: Don’t Think You’re Too Young to Have a Heart Attack

Nearly a third of all women suffering a heart attack are between 35 and 54 years old, and they often don’t get life-saving treatment.

Cardiovascular Disease

6 Heart Disease Prevention Myths: Aspirin, Omega 3s, Statins and More

“Good” cholesterol isn't so good anymore. Plus, the real story behind daily aspirin, Omega 3s, statins, HDL cholesterol, inflammation and more.