Cardiovascular Health Information/Heart Attack News

August 6, 2018

Better Blood Test May Spot Heart Attack Faster

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new blood test can help emergency room doctors more quickly determine whether patients with chest pain are having […]
July 11, 2018

AHA: Doctor Makes Lifesaving House Call in His Own Home

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Stephanie and Matt Austin went to a Philadelphia Phillies game one Saturday night, then headed to their new […]
July 11, 2018

AHA: Doctor Makes Lifesaving House Call in His Own Home

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Stephanie and Matt Austin went to a Philadelphia Phillies game one Saturday night, then headed to their new […]
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 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 […]
June 13, 2018

AHA: Family Perseveres After Losing Father to Heart Attack

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Oscar Washington Jr. thought he was taking care of his heart. He went to the doctor every three […]
June 6, 2018

This Is When You're Most Likely to Die From a Heart Attack

WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Maybe there’s a good reason you dislike cold weather: The risk of death from a heart attack is higher […]
May 18, 2018

When Temperatures Fall, Heart Attack Risk May Rise

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Colder weather may raise the risk for a heart attack, a preliminary study suggests. Researchers in Taiwan found that […]
May 2, 2018

AHA: Heart-Stopping Condition Could Come With Warning Signs

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A heart-stopping condition that causes about half of all cardiovascular-related deaths seems to happen in an instant, with […]