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Drs. Rx: How a Piece of String Can Help Determine Your Heart Disease Risk

The Doctors share a simple way for people to measure their belly fat, which can help determine if you are possibly at a high risk for heart disease or other health issues related to belly fat.

Why heart attack symptoms are misinterpreted in women

A new Yale study indicates that women suffering from heart attack symptoms are less likely to have it diagnosed properly, leading to serious problems.

Heart Transplant Surgery Leaves Man with Two Hearts

When a man was rushed to the hospital for life-saving heart transplant surgery doctors discovered the donor heart was too small. Cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn joins The Doctors to share how surgeons were able to use both hearts to keep him alive.

Testosterone Drug Causes Heart Attacks?

Hormone replacement therapist Dr. Christopher Asandra joins The Doctors to weigh in on whether or not this supplement might increase your risk for heart attack.

Drs. Rx: Food to Reduce Heart Attack and Stroke

Eating two or more servings of this common food has shown to lower heart disease or stroke by 20 percent.

New Heart Attack Fix?

Scientists may have found a fix for the damage left behind by a heart attack.

Drs. Rx: The Secret Weapon to Lower Blood Pressure

The Doctors share a simple way to lower your blood pressure.

Drs. Rx: Reduce Your Risk of Heart Attack

The Doctors share a tasty tip that could reduce your risk of having a heart attack.

Women Less Likely to Receive CPR?

The Doctors discuss a new study that shows women are less likely to receive CPR when experiencing cardiac arrest.

How Much Coffee Is Healthy To Drink On A Daily Basis?

While there’s been conflicting evidence around the health benefits of coffee in the past, researchers wrote in the BMJ that a cup of Joe is “more likely to benefit health than to harm it”.

Woman Shamed for Her Invisible Illness

The Doctors welcome Julie, who has been bullied for her a handicap parking pass. She is coping with an invisible illness, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS).

How to Reduce Stress and Your Heart Attack Risk

Cardiologist and CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Tara Narula shares tips on how to ease your stress levels and lower your risk of cardiac issues.

Heartbreak Leads to Heart Attack?

Licensed physical therapist and fitness expert Ivan Hernandez suffered a stress-induced heart attack and cardiologist and CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Tara Narula explains how emotions can affect one’s health.

Which Counties Have the Highest Rates of Heart Disease?

Using data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HealthGrove found the counties with the highest rates of heart disease.

“Heart in Backpack” Fitness Star Gets a Transplant!

Just two months after appearing on The Doctors, Andrew Jones got the long-awaited green light for his heart transplant. See how he’s doing post-surgery.

Donald Trump’s Love of Beef and Fast Food Raises Health Concerns

Could Donald Trump be eating too much red meat? When he made his surprise visit to Manhattan’s 21 Club Tuesday night, he indulged in the “21 Burger,” which has 84 grams of fat and more than 1,200 calories. New York Cardiologist Dr. Steven Reisman told Inside Edition: "Occasionally it is okay. You have to limit your intake of saturated fats and certainly a big hamburger would be going over that, so that is something I would not recommend on a regular basis."

Do You Know The Signs of Atrial Fibrillation?

As many as 6 millions of Americans have a heart condition called atrial fibrillation that increases their chance of health problems. Indeed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says risk for stroke is four to five times greater for a person with atrial fibrillation than for someone who does not have the condition. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, electrophysiologist Dr. Fred Kusumoto explains what happens in the heart to create atrial fibrillation and what can be done to fix it

Heart Health, Food and Physical Activity

What’s better for your heart health â€" diet or exercise?

Mayo Clinic Minute: Can Work Hurt Your Heart?

There's no question that work can be stressful. Constant demands on your time and talents make it hard to fit in exercise, time for relaxation and healthy foods. Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky says work stress can negatively impact your mental and physical health, and that includes your heart health. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Dr. Kopecky about how work stress affects your heart, and he offers tips to handle it.

Doctor on Demand: One Test to Help You Live Longer

Each year in the United States, more than 600,000 people die from heart disease. Find out how preventative care can protect you from becoming just another statistic!

Mayo Clinic Minute: Can Work Stress Hurt Your Heart?

There's no question that work can be stressful. Constant demands on your time and talents make it hard to fit in exercise, time for relaxation and healthy foods. Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky says work stress can negatively impact your mental and physical health, and that includes your heart health. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Dr. Kopecky about how work stress affects your heart, and he offers tips to handle it. More health and medical news on the Mayo Clinic News Network http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/

Patience and a Plan Pays off for Transplant Patient

On any given day, more than 120,000 people in the United States are waiting for lifesaving donor organs to become available. Randy Marlow was one of more than 4,000 people in need of a heart transplant. He recalls being told that the odds were really stacked against him. A host of factors made finding a compatible donor extremely challenging. Still, his Mayo Clinic doctors told him, if he had the patience, they had a plan. Here’s Dennis Douda for the Mayo Clinic News Network.

Endometriosis and Heart Disease Risks

Women with endometriosis may be a higher risk for heart disease, new study finds.

Importance of Taking Heart Disease Drugs as Prescribed

Failing to take high cholesterol and high blood pressure medications as prescribed could have serious health consequences, new study finds.

Study: Heart Bypass Surgery PLUS Medication Shown to Be Most Effective

A major study finds that heart patients with blocked arteries have a better chance of surviving for 10 years with bypass surgery plus medication, instead of drugs alone. Most of the study patients were men about 60 years old.

Endometriosis May Raise Risk of Heart Disease in Young Women

Women with endometriosis, a chronic, painful condition that affects the reproductive organs, have a higher risk of heart disease, according to a new study.

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Mayo Clinic Minute: Clip to Repair Mitral Valve Leak

The chance of experiencing mitral valve leakiness, also called mitral valve regurgitation, increases with age. That means some patients are too old or weak for open heart surgery to fix a leak. Now there's a way to repair the problem without opening the chest. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen talks with an interventional cardiologist about the new mitral valve clip.

3 Tips to Kill Muffin Tops

Having a muffin top is everyone's least favorite accessory, but these love handles can also lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease and even cancer. Shed unhealthy belly fat and fit into those tight jeans by staying away from these three things.

The Heart-Brain Connection

A healthy heart may lead to a healthier brain, a new study finds.
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