What To Watch For: 8 Risk Factors For Heart Disease

Worried that heart disease could be in your future? Today we share how you can manage risk factors to keep your heart healthy. Approximately 86 million Americans–about one in four–are living with heart disease. Other statistics are just as startling: 750,000 Americans suffer from heart attacks each year, and heart disease causes more deaths each… Read more »

3 Things I Didn’t Know About Heart Disease Until It Happened to Me

Wondering what life is like with heart disease? These three patients share their stories. For some, heart disease is sudden and comes as a shock. For others, heart disease is a lifelong journey. Three patients, two diagnosed during adulthood and one as an infant, share their stories and what they’ve learned along the way. You… Read more »

5 Steps to Heart Health After a Sudden Cardiac Arrest

With heart disease being the leading killer in the United States how we manage and maintain our heart health everyday is extremely important. More than 800 people experience a cardiac episode everyday – knowing how to reclaim your life after sudden cardiac arrest can decrease the likelihood of relapse. Taking these five steps can help you… Read more »

What’s The Difference Between Heart Failure and a Heart Attack?

Have you always wondered if there’s a difference between heart failure and a heart attack? We explain them both here. Heart failure, heart attack–who cares what it means? They both sound scary, right? When it comes to heart health, however, understanding the terms goes a long way in helping you understand your disease. Let’s start… Read more »