Heart Attack News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/11/2017
The Health Risks of Long Work Weeks

Too much overtime may pose a threat to your heart

9/6/2017
How a Bite of a Hot Dog Threatened -- and Saved -- a Boy's Life

It led to a medical crisis, and then discovery of hidden heart defect

9/5/2017
Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans?

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

8/31/2017
Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

8/30/2017
Oxygen Therapy Doesn't Boost Heart Attack Survival

Study found that even in older, sicker patients, the treatment didn't help

8/30/2017
As Temperatures Fall, Heart Attacks May Rise

Below-freezing weather might trigger reaction in people with clogged arteries, researcher says

8/29/2017
Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

8/29/2017
Marriage a Blessing for Heart Attack Patients

They have better survival than divorced or single patients, research shows

8/28/2017
Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way

Study of injected medication suggests reductions in inflammation could be treatment target

8/24/2017
After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC

Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

8/23/2017
More Support for Tight Blood Pressure Control

Aggressive treatment seemed well-tolerated and worth greater expense, studies found

8/22/2017
New Cholesterol Drugs Vastly Overpriced, Study Contends

But drug maker, heart experts question methodology of analysis

8/17/2017
Which Heart Bypass Surgery Works Best?

Study compares 'on-' and 'off-pump' procedures

8/15/2017
Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis

Study found heightened odds for dangerous clots that travel throughout body

8/14/2017
'Fat But Fit' a Myth?

Extra weight linked to extra risk, even if blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol all normal

8/2/2017
Less Than Half of U.S. Stroke Patients Get Rx for Statins

Country-wide comparison finds geography, age and gender affect who gets cholesterol-lowering meds

7/25/2017
More U.S. Airports Offer Hands-Only CPR Training

Kiosks that provide 5-minute sessions are now in 7 air travel hubs, heart association says