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Kurt Warner Q&A with Muscle & Fitness

Muscle & Fitness talks to three-time NFL MVP and current football analyst Kurt Warner about football and a topic very close to his heart.

Kurt Warner Q&A with Muscle & Fitness

Muscle & Fitness talks to three-time NFL MVP and current football analyst Kurt Warner about football and a topic very close to his heart.

This 3D Printed Device Could Predict Heart Attacks

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a 3D printed device that's custom built for each patient. It has the potential to monitor and treat a person's heart.

Data Shows Heart Plaque Builds Up Early in Life

It's never to early to start! New data presented at the American College of Cardiology annual conference suggest plaque starts to accumulate on heart arteries at a young age - but there are ways to stop the build up.

Why Nighttime E.R. Visits Are More Deadly

Could getting sick at night instead of during the day decrease your chance of survival? The Doctors discuss why there may be a good time and bad time to visit the E.R.

What Resting Heart Rates Mean

Style guru Tim Gunn says his doctor recently told him that his resting heart rate is too high. He asks whether he should be concerned and how to lower his heart rate.

Marathon Runners Have More Plaque in Their Hearts Than Non-Runners

A Minneapolis heart doctor found that long-time marathoners have more plaque in their arteries than non-runners.

Sleep Impact on the Heart

People who suffer from insomnia may have a much higher risk of stroke compared to those who sleep well.

5 Things You May Not Know About Your Heart

Did you know that a normal adult's heart is the size of two fists not just one? Did you can suffer a heart attack without having the obvious symptoms? There are things you may not know about heart health. But with the help of Pfizer Chief Medical Officer Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D. here are five things you should know about the hardest working muscle in your body.

Larry King's Not-So-Hollywood Heart Attack

Cigarette smoking affects all of your organs, but the impact to your heart is particularly dangerous. Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, discusses how smoking can affect your heart with Larry King, who after over three decades of heavy smoking suffered a heart attack at age 53. Hear Larry's story and how his heart attack was nothing like the movies. And be sure to visit to find out ways to reduce your own risk of heart disease.

Shoveling Snow Can Lead to Heart Attacks

Winter weather is still hitting many parts of the U.S. Doctors warn that no matter what kind of shape you're in, shoveling snow can be very strenuous on the heart, and almost anyone can fall victim to a deadly heart attack.

Mini-Pacemaker Can Be Inserted Into the Heart Without Surgery

A new stand-alone pacemaker can be inserted into the heart... without surgery.

New Catheter Saves the Life of a Cardiac Patient

A new implantable catheter helped to save the life of a cardiac patient who was running out of options.

High Blood Pressure May Increase the Risk of Stroke

Even slightly elevated blood pressure may increase the risk of stroke, study finds.

What Is Aortic Valve Repair?

A Florida doctor explains the different types of aorta surgeries.

Family Reunites at Hospital for Heart Procedures

Family members reunite at the hospital when they all have procedures done for their hearts.

New Study Looks at Devices to Help Heart Failure Patients

Florida study is testing devices that could help heart failure patients. Gayle Guyardo reports.

3 Common Heart Disease Myths You Probably Believe

As American Heart Month comes to a close, many of us are still fooled by common heart myths. Are there heart disease genes? Do vitamins lower your risk for heart problems? Will you develop heart issues in your lifetime?

Energy Drink Dangers

Learn how a jolt of caffeine landed 22-year-old Jake in the ER!

Atrial Fibrillation Explained

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains what happens during atrial fibrillation, also known as A-Fib, and the potentially deadly side effects that can occur as a result of the condition.

Muscle Pain or Heart Pain?

How to tell the difference between a muscle pain and a far more serious heart pain.

High LDLs Can Cause Heart Attacks Early in Life

A disorder of high LDL ("bad cholesterol") called Familial Hypercholesterolemia is a condition that is inherited and can cause heart attacks at an early age.

Recovering from a Stroke

Several hours after giving birth, first-time mom Lindsay suffered a severe stroke brought on by a life-threatening pregnancy complication called eclampsia, which is characterized by elevated blood pressure, seizures and swelling of the brain. Lindsay's brother, Jacob, reveals details on her inspirational recovery process. Plus, E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains the key warning signs of a stroke.

Heart Attack Warning Signs

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in America, killing approximately 600,000 people each year. In an effort to raise awareness about the disease, Erika Perez, a heart attack survivor and representative for the American Heart Association, shares crucial warning signs that everyone needs to know.

Guidelines For Cholesterol Intake, from Sharon Mulvagh, MD

Guidelines For Cholesterol Intake

Sharon Mulvagh, M.D. With Marlo Thomas

I was so pleased to have Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD, as my guest on Mondays with Marlo. She shared some fascinating and incredibly important information on heart health with us. We discussed everything from what the difference is between "good" and "bad" stress on the heart, to tips on how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, to what to do if you think you're having a heart attack, and much more. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo from

Three Necessary Tests If You Think You're Having A Heart Attack

Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD told us exactly what tests should be administered by a doctor to a patient who thinks they may be having a heart attack. From the series Mondays With Marlo on

What Stress Can Do To The Heart, from Sharon Mulvagh, M.D.

Who would have thought that there is such a thing as "good" stress on the heart? Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD, had some fascinating information to share with us regarding this topic. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on

Heart Attack Signs In Women, from Sharon Mulvagh, M.D.

Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD, had some important information to share with us regarding the signs of a heart attack in women. The most important symptom is chest pain, pressure or tightness, similar to the sensation of a constricting band around the chest. About 60% of women experience this symptom when they are having a heart attack. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo from

Healthy Behaviors That Can Prevent Heart Disease, from Sharon Mulvagh, MD

Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD, had some excellent statistics and tips to share with us about healthy behaviors that can prevent heart disease. In recent years, the number of deaths that are caused by heart disease has decreased due to advances in technology. However, even though the number of cardiovascular deaths is decreasing, women are still more susceptible than men when it comes to heart disease. From the series Mondays With Marlo on