Heart Care

Ask a Doc: Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds? 
Ask a Doc: Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds?
A cardiologist weighs in on the latest recommendations for statins use from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Could this common diet trend be hurting your heart? 
Could this common diet trend be hurting your heart?
New research reveals women should proceed with caution when trying to drop pounds this way.
Want to save $2500 a year? Try this healthy habit 
Want to save $2500 a year? Try this healthy habit
One study finds that if you want to save money, you should start this routine.
Five essential annual exams for women 
Five essential annual exams for women
Preventive screenings can identify health problems early, when treatment works best and when more options are available.
Changing the lives of Latin American teenagers forever 
Changing the lives of Latin American teenagers forever
Alejandra and Christian had never traveled outside of El Salvador until they received the chance of a lifetime this month.
The truth about alcohol and your heart 
The truth about alcohol and your heart
Alcohol. Is it good for you or not? A cardiologist weighs in on new research that reveals you might not want to abstain.
New absorbable heart stent used to treat coronary heart disease 
New absorbable heart stent used to treat coronary heart disease
Until now, stents were made of metal. A new device dissolves over a two to three year time period.