The FDA has issued a warning to doctors about two chemicals that are used for cardiovascular stress tests may cause heart …
New guidelines could double the number of Americans on cholesterol-lowering drugs. Here’s what you need to know.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is used to damage control, but its focus has generally been on protecting hearts, not its reputation. Ever since the organization of heart professionals, along with the American College of …
Last week, a new heart risk calculator was launched with great fanfare. This week, it’s under fire.
The cholesterol calculator rolled out with the new guidelines for lowering cholesterol last week appears to overestimate risk of heart disease
New guidelines would double the number of Americans on cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Under new guidelines, one third of adults in the U.S. should consider using statins based on their overall health profile, not just their cholesterol number
One in six Americans have high cholesterol, but one in five can’t take the popular statin medications to keep their levels down.
If you saw someone experiencing a heart attack, would you step in to perform CPR?
Doctors have sped up how quickly they treat heart attack patients, but it’s not saving more lives.
Now there’s a number for how effective lifestyle changes can be in protecting the heart and preventing deaths from heart attack and stroke.
Former President George W. Bush was hospitalized on Tuesday to treat a blocked artery in his heart.