Tag: heart disease

Women Are Still Less Likely to be...

Despite a growing awareness over the past several years, only about half (56 percent) of women recognize that heart disease...

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If you’ve been experiencing worrisome symptoms, have a family or personal history of heart or vascular disease, or simply want...

April 14, 2021

Don’t Delay Heart Care During the Pandemic:...

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the way we receive medical care has changed drastically and remains somewhat fluid....

March 22, 2021

Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s Vital...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary...

January 12, 2021

Being Heart Healthy is About ‘Eating Patterns’...

As the first “shelter-in-place” orders went into effect in March of this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) intensified its...

December 23, 2020

More Adults Under 45 Facing Early-Stage Heart...

There are studies and healthcare trends that point to an increase in early-stage heart disease among younger adults, or those...

November 11, 2020

Conversation with a Cardiologist: Maintaining Heart Health...

The coronavirus pandemic has us focused on our health like never before. Yet, ironically, some of us are letting ourselves...

October 14, 2020

Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups and...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of routine annual exams and health...

September 29, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations 6 Times Higher for...

CDC: Death Rate 12 Times Higher for COVID-19 Patients With Underlying Health Issues, Led by Heart Disease As of May...

June 19, 2020

Cardio-Oncology Helps Cancer Patients, Survivors Facing Heart...

The term “cardio-oncology” has grown in prominence as healthcare professionals team up to help cancer patients at higher risk of...

June 17, 2020

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