Your Waist Size May Be More Important Than Weight For Multiple Heart Attack RiskHeart attack survivors who carry extra weight around their belly are at greater risk of another heart attack, new research has found, another reason why measuring your waist may be more important than stepping on the scale.
High Blood Pressure At Doctor's Office May Mean You're Twice As Likely To Die Of Heart DiseaseWhen a patient's blood pressure reads normal at home and high in a doctor's office, it's called "white coat hypertension" -- and new research suggests that it is not a benign condition.
Doctors Now Advising Against Daily Low-Dose Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attack, StrokeIf you’re a healthy older adult looking for ways to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke, don’t turn to that age-old standby: daily low-dose aspirin.
Study: Drinking 2 Or More Diet Beverages A Day Linked To High Risk Of Stroke, Heart AttacksMore bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
Studies: Low-dose Aspirin May Not Prevent Initial Heart Attack, StrokeTaking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don't outweigh the benefits for most other folks, major new research finds.
Why Heart Attack Symptoms Are Sometimes Missed In WomenAmong adults 55 and younger, women may be more likely than men to experience lesser-known acute heart attack symptoms in addition to chest pain, a new study has found.