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Coronary Artery Disease

The Tell-Tale Heart Test: Stress Test vs. CT

Craig Bowron | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

The worst kind of assurance is false assurance. And that's been one of the problems with conventional cardiac stress tests, including the venerable EKG treadmill test, where you get all wired up and walk for your life.

6 Things You Might Not Know Can Trigger A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Some heart attack risk factors are common knowledge. The average person knows, for example, that obesity, diabetes and hypertension can lead to an inc...

The Top U.S. Gathering of Cardiovascular Thought Convenes in Chicago This Weekend

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Nearly 25 years ago, a new cardiology fellow from Duke University thrust himself into his profession in a big way. He attended his first Scientific Se...

The #1 Killer and a #1 Star: What James Gandolfini's Death and Multiple Celebrity Tragedies Tell Us to Do Now

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 07.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

James Gandolfini's tragic death as one of our entertainment stars is a wake up call to all of us. James Gandolfini died of heart disease at the premat...

Yet Another Good Health Reason To Go On The Mediterranean Diet

Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

Consuming healthy fats, fish and perhaps even the red wine associated with the Mediterranean diet could help prevent a certain artery disease, accordi...

R.I.P. James Gandolfini: What Can We Learn?

Jordan Safirstein, MD | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Jordan Safirstein, MD

The death of any young person -- particularly from potentially-preventable causes -- is a tragedy. And events like this, because of their notoriety and widespread media coverage, have the opportunity to spur change.

The Heart-Talk You And Your Doctor Need To Have

Suzy Cohen, R.Ph. | Posted 07.02.2011 | Home
Suzy Cohen, R.Ph.

Let me share more about some heart-healthy nutrients so you can discuss them with your cardiologist.

Reversing Heart Disease: Could A Plant-Based Diet Be The Secret?

Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD

We can't be proud of an interventional and drug therapy, which results in death, inordinate expense, disease progression, and doesn't halt the food-borne epidemic of coronary artery disease.

Sweet! Maple Syrup May Fight Cancer, Other Diseases

AOL Health | Mallory Creveling Mar 23rd 2010 1:24PM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A University of Rhode Island study found that "real" maple syrup has a list of health benefits from certain chemicals, including disease-fighting anti...

Is Beau Biden's Abstinence a Risk Factor for Stroke?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Harvard Medical School researchers, based on prospective data from the National Health Interview Survey, found that moderate drinkers had 62 percent the cardiovascular death rate of lifetime abstainers.