Health & Medical: Heart-Healthy Diet

Heart-Healthy Diet

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of heart healthy diet including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Health & Medical: Cholesterol Lowering Statins and Heart Health Misconceptions

Cholesterol Lowering Statins and Heart Health Misconceptions

Heart disease is largely caused by deficiencies of important nutrients including magnesium, coenzyme Q10, chromium, selenium, silicon, vitamin D, and vitamin B6. Indeed the idea that aspirin helps the heart is a myth.

Health & Medical: Factors Predisposing Women to Heart Disease

Factors Predisposing Women to Heart Disease

According to data from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), heart disease kills more women in the United States than any other disease. Being familiar with factors that predispose women to heart disease can help you reduce your chances of developing this life-threatening health condition.

Health & Medical: Congestive Heart Failure & Pain

Congestive Heart Failure & Pain

Congestive heart failure is the inability of the heart to pump blood to the rest of the body. Coronary artery disease and high blood pressure can lead to heart failure over time. Certain painful symptoms accompany congestive heart failure, but treatments are available to combat the disease.

Health & Medical: The Use of Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation

The Use of Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation

Cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is associated with high mortality rates and remains the leading cause of death in patients hospitalized with AMI.

Health & Medical: Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital Heart Disease

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of congenital heart disease including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Health & Medical: Ask DrRich

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Health & Medical: Pessimism Deadly for Heart Patients?

Pessimism Deadly for Heart Patients?

Heart patients who had negative feelings about their prospects for recovery were twice as likely to die as positive patients in a newly reported study.

Health & Medical: 20 Interesting Cardiovascular Statistics

20 Interesting Cardiovascular Statistics

Looking at cardiovascular statistics can provide a snapshot into a world of heart and artery disease. Cardiovascular statistics often times can be fun and interesting not allowing us to get bogged down in a long winded oratory creation so boring that it could be used as a cure for insomnia.

Health & Medical: Recall of Guidant Pacemakers, ICDs

Recall of Guidant Pacemakers, ICDs

Boston Scientific says 27,200 patients -- 13,800 in the U.S. -- have been implanted with possibly faulty heart devices made by its recently acquired subsidiary, Guidant.

Health & Medical: Lasting Damage From Fen-Phen Drug?

Lasting Damage From Fen-Phen Drug?

Two banned obesity drugs -- fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine -- may have lingering effects on heart valves, researchers report.