In December, the American Heart Association reported a brow-furrowing finding: 10 percent of people who take statins discontinue the drug on their own because of perceived negative side effects.
In the past decade, U.S. adults’ health has generally worsened due to poor nutrition and inactivity.
If you needed a heart transplant, would you choose to get a donor heart that would also infect you with hepatitis C? That's the decision Kerry Hayes had to make.
As people enjoy themselves this holiday season, doctors are warning of something called "holiday heart" that can happen when people binge-drink.
A study published this week reflects that more patients than ever who need aortic-valve heart repair are doing so via a catheter instead of open surger
A study published this week shows that more heart patients than ever are getting their aortic valves replaced by way of a long catheter
“Congenital heart disease” sounds like one condition, but the term applies to upward of 20 structural abnormalities , such as malformed chambers and incomplete vessel junctions.
Every time a commercial pilot encounters a complication, the airline does a root-cause analysis and shares the findings immediately. The investigation focuses not on blame, but on the problem and the appropriate in-the-moment response.
During assessment of a hip injury, patient Debbie Davis was found to have a failing aortic valve.
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