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10 Heart Attack Warnings Young Women Shouldn't Ignore

Arthur Agatston, M.D. | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Arthur Agatston, M.D.

Once you get to the ER, do your best to emphatically say, "I think I'm having a heart attack," and insist on seeing a doctor within 10 minutes. Make sure you get an EKG to check your heart function, plus blood tests to detect heart damage. Do not leave the hospital until you've been seen.

Are You a Cardiac Time Bomb? A Simple Heart Scan Can Tell

Arthur Agatston, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Arthur Agatston, M.D.

February is American Heart Month -- a time for all of us to refocus on preventing cardiovascular disease. So, here's a pop quiz. Who is more likely to die from a heart attack or other cardiovascular-related event?

South Beach Diet Inventor On How To Lose Weight, Live Longer

Dr Arthur Agatston | Posted 12.10.2011 | Books
Dr Arthur Agatston

Americans are fatter, and sicker, than ever. And we don't have to be. Here's what we can do about it.

Meatless Monday: Reforming School Lunches

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Remember school lunch? Mystery meatloaf? Slimy spaghetti? Vegetables so gray and overcooked it was impossible to imagine they started life fresh? ...

What Do United Airlines, Obesity, and Preventive Medicine Have in Common?

Arthur Agatston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Agatston, M.D.

We need to support, not discriminate against, the obese in this country and we need to urge our government to provide the incentives to stop this health crisis in its tracks.