Dec 25, 2016
A group of Emirati cardiologists have launched a campaign to promote early detection of heart disease in young people as part of Weqaya, an ongoing national health awareness effort.
Dec 23, 2016
If you’re trying to heal or prevent a health problem, turns out one of the most effective therapies is likely sitting at your feet, lying in your lap or snoozing a stone’s throw away.
Dec 21, 2016
A new report from the American Heart Association presents 10 quality and performance measures that are intended to help stakeholders in the effort to prevent sudden cardiac death.
Dec 20, 2016
You don't have to make big changes to improve your heart health. Even small, basic steps can have dramatic effects.
Dec 17, 2016
The Grinch may not be the only one who has a problem with his heart during the holidays. There's a notable December bump in the number of patients who show up during in emergency rooms with what's known unofficially as holiday heart syndrome - heart rhythm problems caused by overindulging, says cardiologist Dr. Sharon Reimold of UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dec 16, 2016
Short-term sleep deprivation can raise the risk of heart disease. The study focused on those individuals working in emergency jobs such as firefighters or paramedics. Extreme fatigue is known to affect mental and physical abilities, but the researchers wanted to assess its impact on heart health, too.
Dec 16, 2016
Cardiovascular exercise is vital for your health, but there are other things that are also important. A healthy, balanced diet is one of them and there are certain foods that specifically benefit your heart.
Dec 16, 2016
With the Christmas holiday almost upon us we find ourselves running around planning for the festivities and buying presents. However, stop for a moment and take a little time to think about yourself.
Dec 15, 2016
Holiday traditions are supposed to make you feel all warm and cozy and happy inside, but sometimes they can take an ugly turn — something emergency room physicians know all too well.
Dec 14, 2016
In national and local news, two men recently died sudden deaths because of heart issues. Alan Thicke had a heart attack while playing hockey with is son and 26-year-old Jorre McMahan, Hampton High's Assistant Football Coach, was running drills with his team when he collapsed on the field.
Dec 11, 2016
Heart disease is associated with more than 700 thousand deaths annually in the United States and more than seven million hospitalizations. It affects more than 80 million adults with health care costs totaling more than $300 billion.
Dec 10, 2016
Health Talk With Janice Norris - Wouldn't it be great to awaken early each morning with lots of energy, a sharp mind and completely free of aches and pains-while looking forward to the day? This may be more than just your imagination but it may be necessary for you to begin this journey toward health by using your imagination.
Dec 8, 2016
While there is certainly evidence that eating more nuts can be food for you (in general, as part of a more organic, whole foods, natural diet as a whole), study co-author Dagfinn Aune said that it is surprising just how little you have to actually eat to get these benefits.
Nov 9, 2015
Courtesy of WLWT News 5 - Investigative reporter Todd Dykes discovered, a teenager having fun on a sports field could end up in a hospital emergency room without warning because of a condition called sudden cardiac arrest.