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Most of us are aware that heart problems can result from lifestyle choices or medical conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure. But another potential influencer on your heart health could lie in your genes.
When you think of someone having a heart attack, it’s very likely that an older man comes to mind. The reality, however, is that heart disease continues to be the most common cause of death among women.
Some people take up vaping to avoid the health hazards of smoking cigarettes. But when it comes to your heart health, a pair of recent studies show e-cigarettes are just as dangerous as cigarettes made from tobacco.
For many people, the first sign of coronary artery disease (CAD) is a heart attack or life-threatening arrhythmia. Learn about a test that can help determine your risk for heart disease or CAD.
Enjoy fun in the sun this summer - but be cautious in the hot weather if you or someone in your family has heart disease or a congenital heart condition.
Menopause is the start of a new chapter. One aspect that many women may not realize is that they now are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease.
Women are increasingly aware of cardiovascular disease and its symptoms. But many don't know that women have different symptoms, treatments and outcomes than men. Learn about these important differences and what you should do.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, more than all cancers combined. Your OB-GYN can play a key role in helping detect heart disease early on. Learn more.