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Lymphoma Can Raise Your Heart Failure Risk

Having lymphoma or breast cancer was linked to a three-times higher risk of developing heart failure within five years of initial diagnosis.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

A Cancer Survivor's Guide to Heart Health

Cancer treatments can lead to heart problems or complications. Learn more about steps you can take to decrease your cardiac risks after treatment.

By Katherine Malmo

How to Improve Sleep After Heart Surgery

After heart surgery, you may have trouble sleeping, but you don’t neccesarily need medication to get the sleep you need.

By Martin Reed

Overcoming CPAP Compliance Issues

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often requires treatment with a CPAP. Learn about ways to make CPAP masks more comfortable and easier to use.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Cardio-Oncology: Heart-Smart Cancer Care

Find out more about cardio-oncology, a specialty that focuses treating and preventing heart complications from cancer treatments.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Seeing Loved Ones After Open Heart Surgery

You spent a lot of time preparing for your loved one’s open heart surgery. Did you also prepare for what the first post-op days would be like?

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

Treatments for Heart Arrhythmia

Heart arrhythmias can be treated in different ways depending on the type of rhythm. Find out about the most common treatments.

By Roger S. Blumenthal, M.D.

Why Do I Need an Electronic Health Record?

Using technology to sort medical history and communicate with your providers is easier than ever with electronic health records.

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

Salt Sensitivity: The Surprising Danger to Your Heart

Blood pressure in some people rises moderately to dramatically when excess salt is consumed. This can affect people with or without high blood pressure.

By Joseph Saling

When to Take Blood Pressure Drugs

Taking hypertension medication at the right time of day may lower your diabetes risk.

By HealthAfter50