Dad may be credited with more than just your facial features. A new study suggests that heart disease risk may be passed from father to son.
New guidelines say there’s no link between flying coach and an increased risk of blood clots. But it’s a good idea to get up and walk around during long flights anyway.
The latest studies show that grief and loss can take a toll on the heart.
Marathons are hard on the heart, but recent deaths of long-distance racers are the exception rather than the rule
Heart patients benefit from taking a low-dose aspirin daily, but the same same protection doesn’t extend to healthy people hoping to prevent a first heart attack
CPR can save lives, but most bystanders are reluctant to do it. Would you be more likely to perform CPR if a 9-1-1 operator talked you through it?
Losing a loved one can be mentally and physically traumatic for anyone, and a study shows that the loss can increase the risk of having a heart attack by 21-fold
In an international study of patients with severe heart attacks, Americans had shorter hospital stays but were much more likely to be readmitted to the hospital for complications
Your resting heart rate is an easy measure of health and fitness, and a new study suggests that a rising rate over time may signal heart problems.
Women are a lot more likely to suffer a broken heart than men, researchers say. The good news is that it probably won’t kill you.
In a head-to-head test of two popular cholesterol-lowering statin drugs — Lipitor and Crestor — both medications worked equally well.
All tweens aged 9 to 11 should have their cholesterol checked to help head off cardiovascular disease early, according to new medical guidelines announced Friday.
A blood-pumping device commonly referred to as the Berlin Heart, which bridges children to transplant while they’re awaiting a heart, is facing imminent approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It’s already approved in …