Mayo Clinic Q&A: Most Aortic Aneurysms Are Small, Develop Slowly

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Most Aortic Aneurysms Are Small, Develop Slowly

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes a thoracic aortic aneurysm? Does it always grow slowly, or do some develop more quickly?…

10 Great Habits That Can Help You Manage Diabetes

10 Great Habits That Can Help You Manage Diabetes

Managing diabetes doesn’t have to be complicated. While your doctor will help you put together a comprehensive plan to manage…

In Covid-19 Long-Haul Syndrome, Symptoms Continue for Months

In Covid-19 Long-Haul Syndrome, Symptoms Continue for Months

Patrick Malia, then-37, felt sick enough on March 12 to visit an urgent care center, wondering if he had Covid-19.…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Treatment for Patent Foramen Ovale Usually Isn’t Necessary

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Treatment for Patent Foramen Ovale Usually Isn’t Necessary

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: After a recent echocardiogram, I was told I have a patent foramen ovale. I’m 36, and I…

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

  Q: I have occasional skipped beats. It feels like my heart jumps when it happens. I exercise regularly and…

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

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

Why is the idea of improving our heart health so unattractive to us? The problem with cardiovascular disease is that…

Act Fast to Help Stroke Care

By Eve Becker Last January, Mark Kirk woke up with a headache. It worsened as the morning progressed, followed by…

Going for Seconds

Complex medical issues may require more input than your doctor can provide. By Patrick Kenney We tend to think of…

Have a Heart

When the heart fails, it’s time to consider a transplant By Terri Yablonsky Stat Glenn Bovard didn’t realize he’d had…

Heart to Heart

A conversation about heart health with Loyola’s Dr. Binh An P. Phan by David Himmel Men and women are different.…

Change of Heart

Incredible new technologies keep the heart pumping By Nancy Maes On a multiple-choice quiz, a fair amount of people would…

Heartful

Heartful

Finding top cardiac hospitals is no longer a guessing game by Nancy Maes When shopping for the best heart hospital…