Ask the Harvard Experts: Details of Your Family Medical History Influence Heart Disease Risk

Ask the Harvard Experts: Details of Your Family Medical History Influence Heart Disease Risk

Q: I am filling out a form that asks for my family medical history. My father died of what we…

Women: Don’t ignore these 3 subtle heart attack symptoms

Women: Don’t ignore these 3 subtle heart attack symptoms

We always associate chest pain with heart attacks, and for good reason, but it’s not the whole story — especially…

Could you have a heart attack and not know it?

Could you have a heart attack and not know it?

Harvard Health Blog Here’s a surprising fact: Nearly half of people who have a heart attack don’t realize it at…

An Aspirin a Day May Keep Heart Attacks and Strokes Away

An Aspirin a Day May Keep Heart Attacks and Strokes Away

Aspirin is like the Swiss army knife of medications—it can relieve pain, fever and inflammation and can also help prevent…

If more people learned CPR, more lives could be saved

If more people learned CPR, more lives could be saved

By Daniel Pendick Harvard Health Blog Cardiac arrest is the ultimate 911 emergency. The heart stops sending blood to the…

Listen To Your Heart

Listen To Your Heart

What to know about your risks of an attack and what to do when having one By Mary Lorenz Last…