Familial hypercholesterolemia is overlooked and undertreated.
A new model suggests that death toll from air pollution is twice as high as initial estimates.
Experts develop a risk model to identify which elderly adults are likely to experience complications after a heart attack.
One in five young heart attack survivors is under 40.
U.S. survey study links e-cigarette use to increased risk for heart problems and a host of other health issues.
Better screening could reduce unnecessary tests and procedures in patients being evaluated for heart disease, study finds.
Experts urge women to call 911 at first signs of heart attack, based on study that highlights delays in treatment.
The simple ratio of height to weight can identify young adults with increased health risks.
Women are less likely to be taking preventive medicines and seek care at the ER more frequently.
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Maintaining good health reduces risk for heart attack, stroke and death, shows Korean study of 6.7 million adults.
Analysis of U.S. hospital data shows that systemic issues may be to blame for health care disparities.
CT imaging reduces risk of heart attack and death by 41% in patients with recurrent chest pain.
Updated guidelines incorporate new research to minimize complications in women with heart disease.
Recent findings fail to support use of fish oil supplements and low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease in adults with diabetes.
Women often experience heart attack symptoms differently than men. It's important for a woman to be able to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack and react quickly by calling 911.
It's important for men to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack, remain calm and quickly call 911. Under no circumstances should men try to "tough it out."