By Ben Wolford | Tue, 09/09/2014 - 16:00
The number of emergency room patients with hypertension spiked 25 percent between 2006 and 2011, according to a review of millions of ER visits.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:25
Among younger adults, men are more likely to receive faster care than women when they appear in an emergency room complaining of heart attack related symptoms.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 14:49
Ryan Jones, UVA medical student, saved Jim Malloy's life by detecting an abdominal aortic aneurysm during a training exercise.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:13
People who have had shingles — a viral infection that causes a painful rash — face an increased risk of heart attack and stroke; could the shingles vaccination, then, help to prevent these heart-related illnesses?
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 13:27
A new study points to a stress gene as being a risk factor for heart disease.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 17:28
Canadian researchers determined that women below the age of 55 are at a higher risk of suffering a heart attack and dying within 30 days compared to men in the same age group.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 17:19
Stress test drugs Lexiscan and Adenoscan were found by the FDA to seriously increase a person's risk for heart attack and death.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 21:50
Older men who took testosterone had an increased risk for death, or heart attack or stroke, compared to men who didn't undergo the therapy.
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 Lizette Borreli | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 12:16
Watching too much TV on a nightly basis can increase the risk of heart disease in young adults.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 18:12
MLB Umpire, Wally Bell died from an apparent heart attack days after working the NLDS.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 15:36
Heart attack patients who experience a delay in treatment risk returning to work later and having an early retirement.