There are certain key risk factors for heart disease. Far and away, number one is cigarette smoking.
It remains the most talked about diet of the past decade: the Mediterranean Diet clearly stays front and center because of its beneficial health effects.
We all know that heart disease is a leading killer in this country but it is surprising how many people do very little to reduce their risk.
Taking a lot of different medications can be confusing for all of us but when people have worsening vision and perhaps their memory is not as good it can lead to mistakes, mistakes that can be deadly.
The statin drugs are cholesterol lowering drugs that are prescribed to millions of Americans but they should only be taken by those who need them.
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough When it comes to heart disease, we have the statistics. For instance, we know that coronary heart disease is responsible for one out of every five deaths in […]
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Researchers looking at dementia in the elderly have noticed that there are definite connections between dementia and uncontrolled high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol.