Risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol and family history but cigarette smoking is the major lifestyle intervention that can damage the heart.
Curt Schilling was honored last week by the Phillies and inducted into the team’s Wall Of Fame. As it turns out, he was lucky to be anywhere at all last week.
Each year that a person is obese increases their risk of developing coronary artery disease – often a silent killer.
According to a new study, although progress has been made in improving the health of Americans, our country still lags behind advances in other wealthy nations.
Researchers have found that sufficient sleep is linked to more than a 20% reduction in cardiovascular disease and almost a 50% reduction in fatal cardiovascular disease.
A private viewing for James Gandolfini is underway in a small northern New Jersey town near where he grew up.
Survivors of the battlefield aren’t the only ones at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
Heart disease kills more women than all the cancers together. Sadly, most women, and a surprisingly big number of doctors, don’t know this.
Heart disease can be a silent killer. Often you don’t know you’re at risk until it is too late. Now there’s a new non-invasive heart attack predictor.
Problems caused by heavy drinking may linger well after the hangover has come and gone.
Doctors say there’s a non-invasion test that can predict your risk for a heart attack.
A 14-year-old Los Angeles honors student has died after inhaling a computer keyboard dust cleaner, apparently to get high.
Temple University researchers have discovered a key to heart failure which is currently an incurable disease.
Twenty-year-old Grace Firestone says she doesn’t remember much about the night that changed her life.
Learn more about February Heart Health Month at Penn Medicine.