By Justin Caba | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 11:00
New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan denied five-month-old Maverick Higgs a life-saving heart transplant due to a rare genetic defect he was born with.
By John Ericson | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 18:02
The sodium in some types of medicine may increase a patient's risk of stroke by up to 16 percent.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 16:00
For people with cardiovascular disease, taking aspirin before bedtime can help lower the risk of heart attacks in the morning — when platelet activity is highest.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 17:20
Taking a low-dose, daily aspirin may actually do more harm than good to a person's health, a new study finds.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 17:15
In the aftermath of a heart attack, patients need to take all of their medicines to improve their chances of survival.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 13:15
Former Vice President Dick Cheney says that it's 'a miracle' that he's alive and well today after surviving five heart attacks.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 17:47
Exercise is just as good as medication in preventing death among heart disease and stroke patients, showing that it's never too late to start jogging.
By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 09/06/2013 - 12:14
Cold winter months increase the risk factors of heart disease, while hot summer months reduce them.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:02
Polypills allow people to consume all their medication in one capsule, making forgetting to take one considerably harder.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 09/03/2013 - 19:29
Active smokers who quit smoking are found to drop their risk of a heart attack significantly.
By Nsikan Akpan | Fri, 08/30/2013 - 09:59
New collagen patch serves as a bandage for injured hearts in mice.