Tag: heart disease

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

Don’t Delay Your Heart Surgery in COVID-19...

As much as most people wish it were true, heart disease doesn’t just disappear. Ignoring symptoms, avoiding the doctor or...

June 10, 2020

Hardening of the Arteries: Atherosclerosis can Develop...

Atherosclerosis — more commonly known as ‘hardening of the arteries’ — is a slow, progressive disease that can start in...

June 9, 2020

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

Prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

May 18, 2020

For African-Americans in COVID-19 Era, Focus on...

New research on coronavirus patients adds to a growing collection of studies that COVID-19 disproportionately affects racial and ethnic minorities....

May 11, 2020

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Risk for...

When it comes to COVID-19, older adults with coronary heart disease or high blood pressure are more likely to develop...

May 2, 2020

When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without...

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 can damage the lungs and produce pneumonia that can be deadly. But as many as...

April 17, 2020

Roundup: Red Meat & Heart Disease; First...

Red Meat, Processed Meats Raise Risk of Heart Disease, Confirms New Study Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat...

February 7, 2020

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With...

December 10, 2019

Roundup: Vaping Hurts Heart Health Too; Mind-Body...

e-Cigarettes can Raise Cholesterol, Affect Heart’s Normal Blood Flow Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes has been the cause of a wave...

November 15, 2019

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When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

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Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...