heart attack

Study: Some Cardiac Deaths Links To Prior Heart Attacks

(CNN) - New research suggests that nearly half of people who die of heart attacks had 'silent' heart attacks beforehand. Silent heart attacks occur when you have a heart attack, but don't realize it at the time. A study…

Young Women Smokers, High Risk Of Heart Attack

(CNN) - Here's more news that may help smokers drop the habit. Smoking is bad for your heart, especially if you are a young woman. A new study published in the the Journal of the American College of Cardiology…

Daily Aspirin No Longer Suggested To Prevent Heart Attack

(CNN) - New guidelines recommend against taking daily low-dose Aspirin to prevent strokes and heart attacks in healthy, older adults. The age-old approach is no longer recommended for older adults who do not have a high risk of heart…

Christmas Deadly for Older Americans

In Your Health News, It's the season for presents, mistletoe and heart attacks! A new study conducted in Sweden finds people are more likely…

An App That Detects Heart Attacks

In Your Health Minute A smartphone app can detect a serious type of heart attack almost as well as an EKG. The kardi mobile device from Alivecor uses…

Post-Heart Attack Depression

In Your Health Minute, Treating depression in patients who have had a heart attack might help them avoid another cardiac event. Scientists in South Korea tracked 300 heart patients…

Keep Exercising After a Heart Attack

In Your Health Minute, Exercise after a heart attack could save your life. That's according to a Swedish study of over 22-thousand heart attack patients. It showed those…

Study: Night Owls Have Increased Risk of Heart Disease

(CNN) - The early bird gets the worm and the night owl gets a heart attack. At least, that's one possible implication of a new study out on people who keep late hours. The study, published Thursday in the journal…

New Cholesterol Drug Effective but Expensive

  In Your Health Minute, Good news for people with very high cholesterol. A French study finds the injectable drug Praluent reduced rates of heart attack , stroke, and…