Gregory S. Thomas, MD, MPH

Gregory S. Thomas, MD, MPH, medical director for the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center in California and clinical professor at University of California, Irvine. He is author or coauthor of more than 200 scientific ­papers that have appeared in leading medical journals including JAMA, The Lancet, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, International Journal of Cardiology and Atherosclerosis.

Heart Attack

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.


Are You at Risk for a Silent Heart Attack?

Most of us think we know what a heart attack looks and feels like. Pain or discomfort in the chest…shortness…


How to Survive A Heart Attack

Every year, about 750,000 Americans have a heart attack. Even though advances in emergency care and cardiology have greatly improved…


Pick Your Poison — Sugar or High-Fructose Corn Syrup?

The Face-Off Between "Natural" Sugar and "Unnatural" High-Fructose Corn Syrup Pick your poison, as they say. Whether you eat sweet…