Western Pa. Medical Community Hosts 'Heart Team Summit'Doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals put their focus on fighting cardiovascular disease at a roundtable Friday.
Doctors Studying New Device That Helps Regulate Blood Pressure, Heart RateA new kind of stimulator, called Barostim, is helping heart patients.
WVU Doctors Hoping To Make Heart Health Testing Easier With MagnetocardiographyWith so many heart tests available, from EKGs to stress tests and nuclear studies and echocardiograms to heart MRIs, is there a smarter way to figure who needs which test?
New Study Reveals Being An Optimist Is Good For Cardiovascular HealthLooking on the bright side could reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease according to one study.
Less Invasive Treatment Offering Hope To Aortic Stenosis PatientsNeeding a heart valve replacement used to mean open heart surgery, but now doctors are doing it in a much less invasive way.
Mario Lemieux Foundation Teams With AHN To Invest In Heart Health ResearchThe Mario Lemieux Foundation is teaming with Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network to take care of Pittsburghers’ hearts.
Daytime Naps May Be Linked To A Healthy Heart, Researchers SaySome good news for nap fanatics -- a new study has found that a daytime nap taken once or twice a week could lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes.
Study Finds Dogs Are Good For Your HeartDogs aren't just our best friends, they're also good for our health, new research suggests.
Supplements Probably Aren't Helping Your Heart, Research SuggestsMore than half of adults report using dietary supplements, but new research suggests that most vitamins and minerals don't do anything for heart health. Some products, according to a review of hundreds of existing studies, may even increase the risk of stroke.
New Type Of Blood Test Could Help Determine Heart Attacks SoonerA new type of blood test in the emergency room could determine if a patient has had a heart attack sooner.
Eating Cheese Won't Increase Risk Of Heart Problems, Study SaysResearchers say eating dairy products won’t increase your risk of developing heart problems later on in life.
Task Force: Low-Dose Daily Drug Can Reduce Risk Of First Heart Attack, StrokeThe U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advises all middle-aged people with even one risk factor for heart disease take a cholesterol-lowering drug called a statin to prevent having a heart attack or stroke in the first place.
Local Doctors Stress Importance Of Cardiac Rehab Following Heart AttackIt's one of the best things for people to do after they've had a heart attack, but only one-third of heart attack survivors actually do it.
Australian Study Shows Anger Increases Risk Of Heart AttackTwo new studies are highlighting some factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing certain cardiovascular issues.
Heart Health Quiz QuestionsFebruary is Heart Health Awareness Month! How much do you know about heart health? Take the quiz below and check your answers here: