You’ve Gotta Have Heart

You’ve Gotta Have Heart

Taking steps to protect your ticker Let’s get to the heart of the matter. The heart is one of the…

The Heart’s Hidden Risks

The Heart’s Hidden Risks

Are you aware of these lesser-known factors for cardiovascular disease? Most of us know the drill when it comes to…

Healing Heart and Soul

Healing Heart and Soul

Many patients with cardiac disease also suffer from depression When people used to ask Jang Jaswal, 61, what he did…

Mind Your Meds

Mind Your Meds

Not taking heart medications can lead to serious effects You go to your doctor, receive a prescription and never get…

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

Miss-Diagnosed: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet it’s often hidden

Who do you picture when you think of a typical heart disease patient? Most people think of an older, overweight…

Occasional skipped beats are common, rarely worrisome

Occasional skipped beats are common, rarely worrisome

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I have occasional skipped beats. It feels like…

Learn how to stay in the sodium safe zone

Learn how to stay in the sodium safe zone

Harvard Health Letters How’s your sodium intake? Most health-conscious adults already know that sodium raises blood pressure–and that high blood…

Up for Grabs

Up for Grabs

An adventure through the evolving science of organ transplantation By David Himmel It is late morning in early May 2014.…

Pump It Up: All your heart-healthy ingredients are right around the corner

Pump It Up: All your heart-healthy ingredients are right around the corner

By Donna Shryer From spring’s first warm breeze through summer’s last blast of hot, hair-frizzing humidity, Chicago’s 77 communities serve…

­­The Un-sexiest Disease in the Room

­­The Un-sexiest Disease in the Room

Why is the idea of improving our heart health so unattractive to us? By Alex Lubischer The problem with cardiovascular…