Cardiovascular Health Information/Heart Attack News

December 5, 2018

More Green Space May Mean a Healthier Heart

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Living in a neighborhood with lots of greenery just might protect your ticker. “Our study shows that living in […]
November 12, 2018

AHA: 3 Things to Know About Cholesterol

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — With the release of new guidelines for treating and managing cholesterol, there may be questions not only about […]
November 12, 2018

AHA: Heart Attacks More Common Now in Younger People, Especially Women

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart attacks once characterized as a part of “old man’s disease” — are increasingly occurring in younger people, […]
November 10, 2018

Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Eating more fish or taking a fish oil supplement can reduce your risk of a heart attack, according to […]
November 8, 2018

AHA: Age, Race Are Leading Predictors of Heart Attacks in Pregnant Women

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart attacks in pregnant women are rare, but the number is rising, particularly among older expectant mothers, according […]
November 5, 2018

Noisy Neighborhood? Your Heart May Pay a Price

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Living in noise-saturated neighborhoods might be more than simply annoying, with new research suggesting it seems to raise the […]
October 5, 2018

'Broken Heart Syndrome' Warrants Careful Monitoring

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s not a heart attack, but so-called “broken heart syndrome” still puts patients at high risk for hospital readmission […]
September 20, 2018

AHA: Inequities Remain in Heart Attack Treatments for Black Patients

THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Black patients hospitalized for heart attacks continue to receive different medical treatment than white patients, according to a […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Heart Health Pays Dividends for Businessman Who Survived Cardiac Arrest

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Will Treinen has never been one to sit on the sidelines. The 51-year-old entrepreneur sacrificed many nights and […]
July 9, 2018

Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage: Study

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Black patients who survive cardiac arrest during a U.S. hospital stay have poorer long-term survival odds than their white […]
June 28, 2018

AHA: An Uncommon Form of Heart Attack Needs a Second Look

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (American Heart Association) — One in 10 heart attacks in younger patients aren’t caused by blocked coronary arteries, but a new study […]
June 27, 2018

AHA: 37-Year-Old Survives Heart Attack on the Way to Her Wedding

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Four hours into a nearly six-hour flight from Seattle to Mexico, Sara Metz felt overly anxious — far […]