Heart Health - Videos

Father Fights Back from Death to Walk Daughter Down the Aisle

A beat cancer twice and recover from multiple other devastating medical conditions to keep his promise to daughter on her wedding day. Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) has the story.

Heart and Brain Function Related?

According to a new study, thinking skills may be tied to heart attack risk.

Top 3 Places to Have a Heart Attack

You should know the hospital isn't one of them.

Breastfeeding and Heart Disease Prevention

Breastfeeding may lower cardiovascular disease risk in women.

Save Your Heart Through Your Wrist

One million Americans undergo a procedure called angioplasty to open blockages near the heart, but a new study may have doctors rethinking how they get to the heart.

Lifestyle and Heart Failure Risk

Making the right lifestyle choices can significantly cut your risk of heart failure.

Heartburn Drugs and Heart Attack Risk

Common GERD medication may increase the risk of heart attack.

How To Know If You're Having A Heart Attack

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing over 600,000 people every year. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms can save your life in a situation where every second counts.

3 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded Sitting Disease

Many of us have jobs that have us sitting at our desks for long periods, but once you hear what kind of health problems this can put you at risk for, you'll want to be sure to implement these key tips.

Faster Stress Test for Hearts: D-Spect

A traditional stress test for heart patients used to mean minutes in an enclosed tube, now there's a more comfortable way for patients.

Heartburn Vs. Heart Attack

Cardiologist Damian Chaupin, M.D., explains how to tell the difference between everyday heartburn and a life-threatening heart attack.

Controlling Blood Sugar

Tightly controlling blood sugar levels may reduce cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes patients.

Alcohol and Your Heart

Moderate drinking may damage your heart when you hit your senior years.

Lose Weight, Save Your Heart

Many New Year's Resolutions are centered around losing weight, but did you know that by losing just five to ten pounds you could boost your heart health too?

ECMO: SAVING HEARTS

An uncommon machine, typically used on premature infants, can now potentially help save the hearts of adults suffering from cardiac arrest

SAVING A DJ'S HEART AND VOICE

An aneurysm can burst at any moment; but newer ways to repair an aneurysm not only saved a radio DJ's heart, but his voice too

PROMO

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in America for both men and women. Now, cutting edge research is bringing doctors closer to saving more hearts than ever before

SUDDEN DEATH: HEART FAILURE AT 30

A rare and potentially deadly heart condition is striking young people at a moment's notice

Bionic Woman: LVAD Helps Heart

Today's left ventricular assist devices are newer and better than ever, they may even be able to help heal hearts.

Flex Stent: Hope for PAD?

A new flexible, self-expanding stent is available for those suffering with peripheral arterial disease, improving their circulation and getting them back on their feet.

Evaheart Cardiac Pump

A new cardiac pump has been implanted in a patient in the U.S. for the first time and is showing great promise.

Preventing Strokes with a Heart Monitor

Up to a third of strokes are due to unknown causes. A new implanted device the size of a matchstick is helping doctors determine the cause of these strokes.

Stress and Your Heart

Stress caused by traumatic life events may increase the risk of heart attacks in women.

Divorce and Heart Attack Risk

A new study finds that divorce may increase your risk of a heart attack.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Physical Activity

Incidence of sudden cardiac arrest during sports activities is relatively low among physically active middle-aged adults.

Heart Attack During Surgery: The Medical Protocol for Stopping Surgery

The Doctors weigh in on an Australian cosmetic surgery center's decision to continue operating on a woman who went into cardiac arrest during her breast augmentation.

Mal Moore's Daughter Sues Over Heart Drug

The daughter of former Alabama athletic director Mal Moore has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against two companies that manufactured, promoted and sold a heart medication he took.

Battling High Blood Pressure

The death rate related to high blood pressure continues to rise.

Smoking Exposure and Your Child's Heart Health

Does exposure to second-hand smoke increase a child's risk for cardiovascular disease?

Kids and Heart Health

How many children score well in four key indicators of heart health?
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