When he was a kid having heart surgeries in 1968 and 1973, no one explained anything about the procedures to him. Like other adults who had heart surgery as children, this contributed to traumatic flashbacks and more.
For smokers trying to quit, staying smoke-free requires dealing with cravings, weight gain and other threats to quitting for good.
Erin Flynn Jay’s father was a heart transplant recipient. His experience led him to help others understand that being prepared — physically and emotionally — is crucial to recovery.
Brushing your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes may lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, a study suggests.
Buffy Gilfoil spent the better part of a decade trying to get to a normal heart rhythm after her AFib diagnosis. She shares insights and lessons from the ups and downs of her journey through multiple treatments.
Preliminary research suggests African-American patients may experience longer wait times than other racial and ethnic groups.
Middle age isn’t too late to get moving and improve your future health. But don’t wait too long.
At the age of 25, I had a hemorrhagic stroke. I was helping a church member move that morning. I was told to always expect the unexpected, but I had no idea that life would throw me such a surprise.