Harlan M. Krumholz, MD

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, the Harold H. Hines Jr. professor of medicine (cardiology) and professor of investigative medicine and of public health (health policy) at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Krumholz is also codirector of the Clinical Scholars Program and director of the Yale–New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation.

Medications

The Big Statin Question

Here's how to decide whether you need one... With so many doctors now clashing over the recently released statin-drug guidelines,…

Cardiovascular Disease

The Artist’s Way to Heart Health

The Connection Between Artistic Expression and Heart Health Remember when, as a child, you happily drew and painted pictures and…

Heart

Urgent Update on Stents vs. Bypass Surgery

Why Bypass Surgery May Be Better Stents are less invasive, less expensive and have about the same overall mortality rate…

Health Care Facilities

Check Hospital’s Quality Ratings Before You Enter

Where to Find Hospital History on Safety, Infection Rates, Medical Errors and More We live in an age of increasing…

Surgery

How Heart Surgery Hurts Your Brain

Neurological Side Effects Are Common After Heart Surgery When arteries become blocked, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery often is…

Heart

Which Stent for Which Patient?

Pros and Cons of Stent Options What’s a heart patient to do? There seems to be no easy answer to…

Heart

Get Creative…and Improve Your Heart Health

Painting with watercolors. Playing the piano. Dancing. Writing a story or poem. These activities may sound like they are just pleasant…