Chest pain is still the most common sign of a heart attack, but studies have shown that women are more likely than men to have other symptoms instead.
It turns out that this widely known and feared environmental bogeyman might not be as serious a danger as this new study suggests, which the environmental and science media are mostly failing to report.
While we use that acronym to help identify the warning signs of stroke (if you see Face drooping, Arm weakness or Speech difficulty, it's Time to call 911), in this case the acronym stands for Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine.
The path to the heart may lead through the kidney. As Valentine's Day comes and goes, we commonly reflect on affairs of the heart. We have known for many years that people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) commonly have heart disease.
If we can control heart disease, breast and lung cancer through our diet and healthy living, we can focus more on prevention as a powerful and proactive means of reducing the incidence of these life-threatening chronic medical conditions affecting so many women.
Candace Cameron Bure, Gail Simmons and Serayah The GO RED FOR WOMEN DRESS COLLECTION 2016 held its annual show during Fashion Week at Moynihan Statio...
By Andrea L. Lowe, MPH, SWHR Health Policy and Public Health Liaison February is both Black History Month and American Heart Month. In support of bo...
Americans experience an average of 935,000 heart attacks and 383,000 people suffer from cardiac arrest -- when the heart stops pumping entirely. Both heart attacks and cardiac arrests carry with them the serious risk of death and disability. In fact, the survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest in this country is less than five percent.
As Americans continue to connect the dots between soda consumption and type 2 diabetes, obesity, and other diseases, fewer and fewer Americans are drinking soda. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that we choose water over soda, local and state governments are pushing for new taxes and warning labels on fizzy drinks, and Big Soda is generally hunkering in its bunker.
How can a seemingly healthy student just collapse? What are we doing to examine and protect the health of our students? Are we prepared for the next student who collapses? We really don't know much about our kids' hearts.
But the numbness lasted for four days and wouldn't subside. I knew I had to listen to the advice I had given: Take action when experiencing symptoms. I was shocked when the doctors diagnosed my fourth stroke.
February is Heart Awareness Month. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a "man's disease", it is the leading cause of death for both men...
In the business world, most companies are structured like a pyramid. A CEO is on top, followed by a slightly larger group of vice presidents, then a l...
While a fetal ultrasound viewing his heart left us with an 85 percent chance his heart was fine, a stethoscope and an astute pediatrician detected a heart murmur when he was born. On his third day of life, Robby was diagnosed with two congenital heart defects.
It is time for hospital CEOs, administrators, and medical staff to take responsibility and become the teachers of health and nutrition that medical centers should be.
I'm normally am not a big football fan. But this Sunday I will actually be watching the game in support of Charles Tillman, a Carolina Panthers cornerback who brings his "A-game" to everything he does on and off the field.