Substantial evidence points to the effects of psoriasis on heart health. Yet people with this skin condition aren’t regularly screened for heart disease.
People who spend more than 10 hours each day sitting, watching TV, or driving are at higher risk for heart attack. Here’s what to do to counteract this.
Save precious time during a cardiac emergency and boost your odds of surviving a heart attack by taking these steps.
Even low-to-moderate alcohol consumption can increase the risk for atrial fibrillation and other heart-related problems. Here’s what to know.
Moderate alcohol consumption has some undeniable health benefits, including a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
Patients with atrial fibrillation who are candidates for anticoagulants and don’t use them take the risk of having a stroke. Here’s what to consider.
As many as 8 of 10 patients with a stroke brought on by atrial fibrillation die or are disabled. That’s why recognizing afib early is so important.
Cigarette smokers have two to three times the risk of stroke than nonsmokers, and the more cigarettes smoked, the greater the risk.
The calculators that doctors use to estimate their patients’ future risk of heart attack are often off the mark, one study suggests.
An infection risk from medical devices used during open-heart surgery to warm or cool a patient has prompted a warning about the units.