Genetics and its Role in Heart DiseaseFamily history has always played an important role when it comes to understanding your risk of heart disease. But how much of a factor is it and can you change your genetic path?
PAD - The Painful Truth & New HopeSmoking. Diabetes. High cholesterol and blood pressure. Not only do they increase your chance of developing heart disease, but of peripheral artery disease, a painful condition of the legs and feet. Fortunately, researchers are working on new treatments.
Sounding The Alarm On Heart DiseaseThere's another way men and women are different – our hearts. Women’s hearts are smaller, weigh less and beat faster than their male counterparts. But it’s these five statistics that can be a lifesaver.
Flying High With A New HeartIt was just five months ago that Frank Hewitt received a lifesaving heart transplant. Now he is, literally, jumping for joy.
Changing The Narrative On A Once Grim Genetic Cardiac DiseaseFather, Son Cardiovascular Specialists Spread Word That HCM Is Now a Manageable Disease.
Cardiac Care & Kids: Q&A with Dr. Audrey Marshall, MDAudrey Marshall, MD, Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Tufts Medical Center, answers questions about your kids and their heart health.
Quiz: Heart HealthWhat makes the thump, thump sound in your chest? How much blood does the heart pump each day? Can meditation lower heart disease risk? Test your knowledge of the heart and vascular system with our quiz!
Heart Chart InfographicLearn about the organ we all love – the heart – including the risk factors for heart disease, the symptoms of a heart attack and how to keep it healthy.