Cone Health is opening a new cardiovascular clinic for people who are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or have recently given birth.
After recovering from their initial illness, COVID-19 patients can sometimes suffer serious complications such as heart attacks and strokes — even up to a year later. New research quantifies the risk.
COVID-19 can cause symptoms that go well beyond the lungs, from strokes to organ failure. To explain these widespread injuries, researchers are studying how the virus affects the vascular system.
A high-dose prescription fish oil pill has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. An FDA advisory panel voted in favor of expanded use of the drug.
Less than 10 percent of cardiovascular guidelines to help doctors are based on the most carefully conducted scientific studies. A lot of the rest are based on much flimsier evidence.
In the past few years, enthusiasts have touted coconut oil as the next great health food. But it contains high levels of saturated fat, which is associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
When NPR reported on research that sheds doubt on the value of fish oil and vitamin D supplements, people had a lot of questions. So we went back to the experts to get you some answers.
After 10 years, the government has updated its physical activity advice. The new message? Every little bit of movement helps you stay healthy and is better than sitting on your couch.
A small study of teens who were conceived via assisted reproductive technology finds a significant number already have hypertension and premature "age-related changes" in their blood vessels.
As early as your mid-40s, especially if you're sedentary, your heart muscle can show signs of aging, losing its youthful elasticity and power. But moderately strenuous exercise can change that.