Cardiovascular Health Information/Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

October 12, 2018

Discharge Day Won't Affect Heart Surgery Outcome: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Contrary to popular belief, heart surgery patients who leave the hospital on a weekend or holiday do not have […]
October 10, 2018

AHA: The Study and Town That Changed the Health of a Generation

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (American Heart Association) — It’s been 70 years since a small, middle-class community 23 miles west of Boston became the linchpin in […]
October 9, 2018

Don't Overlook Heart Care After Cancer Diagnosis

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation are less likely to see a cardiologist or fill prescriptions for […]
October 3, 2018

How Much He Sleeps May Affect His Stroke Risk

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting too little or too much sleep can affect stroke risk, depending on a man’s race, researchers say. “These […]
September 26, 2018

AHA: 8-Year-Old Beats the Odds Against Heart and Brain Birth Defects

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The day after Maggie Maine was born, doctors told her parents there was a 70 percent chance she’d […]
September 14, 2018

AHA: 5 Reasons You Could Develop Heart Disease Before 50

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, yet people generally associate it with […]
September 13, 2018

To Help Beat Heart Disease, Stay Upbeat

THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Optimism and a sense of purpose can improve your heart health, new research suggests. Psychological well-being has cardiovascular benefits […]
September 12, 2018

AHA: From a Hole in Her Heart to the New York Stage

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — At 2 years old, Tabitha Ellis was required to wear a face mask over her nose and mouth […]
September 5, 2018

Why So Many Firefighters Die From Cardiac Arrest

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Firefighters who die from cardiac arrest tend to have underlying heart problems, a new study finds. Cardiac arrest accounts […]