| Feb 8, 2010
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease and is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
What It Is and Causes
CAD is a condition...
| Jan 29, 2010
Join the fight against heart disease by the clothes you wear, the things you learn, the people you influence and, literally, the steps you take. You can help get the word out that, according to the Women's Heart Foundation, a heart attack occurs about...
| Feb 1, 2010
When it comes to women and heart health, the facts are simply shocking: according to the Women's Heart Foundation women account for nearly half of all heart attack deaths; between the ages of 40 and 60, as many women die of heart disease as breast cancer;...
| Feb 22, 2010
Treadmill stress test: What is a treadmill exercise stress test?
Dr. Marc Wallack routinely passed his cardiac exercise stress test with flying colors. He was, after all, a veteran marathon runner with respectable cholesterol and blood pressure numbers....
| Feb 11, 2010
| 1:44 PM
Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized in New York on Thursday after reports say he complained of chest pains. Clinton, 63, underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2004 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
| Feb 12, 2010
| 7:21 AM
David Taylor suffered a classic weather-related heart attack while shoveling sidewalks at his Columbia apartment complex, but the response from Howard County emergency officials credited with saving his life was faster and more complex than any routine...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Glendale Adventist Medical Center this week announced that it has been accredited as a Chest Pain Center for its programs aimed at more quickly treating potential heart attacks.
The distinction, given by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is for those...
| Nov 25, 2010
Gorging on high-sodium and sugary foods could land a lot of people in the hospital emergency room on Thanksgiving, physicians and officials warned.
While emergency room physicians do see their fair share of Thanksgiving-related burns, improper eating...
| Jul 5, 2010
| 3:43 PM
Retired hockey enforcer Bob Probert, as adept with his fists as with a stick in a 16-season career with the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, died Monday after suffering chest pains while boating with his family. He was 45.
"Bob lost the fight of...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 5:22 AM
DETROIT -- Retired hockey enforcer Bob Probert, as adept with his fists as with a stick in a 16-season career with the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, died Monday after suffering chest pains while boating with his family. He was 45.
| Jul 20, 2010
Local heart patients got a boost when Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday announced he had secured enough money in an appropriations bill for a $350,000 upgrade for the chest pain center at Glendale Memorial Hospital.
Hospital officials said they...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:10 PM
IMPERIAL --- A 65-year-old Calipatria man was flown out to a hospital today for major chest injury he suffered following a crash on Highway 86 and Keystone Road where a rear-end collision occurred, a California Highway Patrol officer said.