FDA: Popular antibiotic can cause fatal heart rhythms
A study found a 2.5 times higher risk of death in the first five days of using the drug
Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts
Patients shouldn't panic — radiation has improved cancer survival, and that is the top priority, doctors say. The chance of suffering a radiation-induced heart
Quit smoking: Your heart will thank you
Researchers wanted to know if the weight gain following smoking cessation would counteract the positive effects quitting has on your cardiovascular system.
US probes Sanofi over blockbuster drug Plavix
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating drug maker Sanofi's disclosures to the Food and Drug Administration about different responses to its blockbuster
Mediterranean-style diets found to cut heart risks
One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related problems,
'West Wing' star goes red for heart health
Janney comes from a long line of "cream and butter" lovers, she said. Her family's history of heart disease -- including a grandfather who died of a heart
Court: NY gyms don't have to use defibrillators
Even though state law requires New York health clubs to have defibrillators and staff trained in their operation, they aren't required to actually use them on
Gut-busting restaurant meals named 'dis-honorees'
The Center for Science in the Public Interest releases its "Xtreme Eating Awards"
Beta blockers may reduce dementia risk
If you take drugs to lower your blood pressure, your medication may also lower your risk of dementia, according to a new study released Monday by the American
Why you should act quickly at first sign of heart attack
When it comes to heart attacks, helping people understand "time is muscle" is key, says Dr. James Fang, one of the co-authors of new guidelines and director of
Hospitals agree to pay $10.1 million in settlement
A group of Florida hospitals has agreed to pay the federal government $10.1 million to settle an investigation into allegations that it overbilled for cardiac
FDA OKs HeartWare device for transplant patients
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new heart pump for patients with severe heart failure who are awaiting a heart transplant.
Unemployment may increase chances of heart attacks
Theories include that the stress of losing a job may trigger a heart attack in people with clogged arteries or heart disease; and that the unemployed lose
4 things experts want you to know about your heart
The American Heart Association just concluded its annual "Scientific Sessions" conference. Some of the presentations included information to help consumers
Young patients, docs can miss signs of heart disease, attack
Both doctors and young patients miss opportunities to recognize symptoms of heart problems and treat them proactively, according to research presented at the
Highs and lows of using marijuana
The real question is, if we legalize marijuana, will we all live happily ever after?