James L. Weiss, M.D.
James L. Weiss, M.D., is the M.J. Cudahy Professor of Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He is also the director of the Heart Station, immediate past director of the cardiology fellowship and training program, and associate dean of admissions.
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If you have heart failure or had a recent heart attack, omega-3 fish oil supplements could be a potentially lifesaving addition to your pillbox.
An aspirin a day may keep heart disease and cancer away. But the recommendation comes with caveats.
Some stroke risks, such as your age, are out of your control. The good news is that 90 percent of the factors that cause strokes can be modified.
Many people who are healthy but at increased risk of cardiovascular disease should take statins for primary prevention, according to new recommendations.
Reduce your chance of developing a blood clot by making sure your legs aren’t immobile for too long.
Researchers suspect that inflammation in the tooth’s root may play a role in the development of coronary artery disease.