Heart Care

Is optimism good for your heart?  Featured
Is optimism good for your heart?
Several studies find some surprising benefits. A physician provides tips on how to reap the rewards.
Less than 6 percent of chest pain cases in ER are life-threatening 
Less than 6 percent of chest pain cases in ER are life-threatening
Despite the odds, physicians still caution you should seek treatment immediately if you experience symptoms.
How being married can help save your life 
How being married can help save your life
New findings show marriage increases your chance of survival after a heart attack. Learn more.
Could a migraine mean something more? 
Could a migraine mean something more?
New research points to a connection between migraine sufferers and an increased risk of heart disease and death later in life.
Can a nightmare cause a heart attack? 
Can a nightmare cause a heart attack?
For some people with risk factors, nightmares could pose a very real health hazard.
8-year-old responds to grandpa’s stroke  Featured
8-year-old responds to grandpa’s stroke
In the U.S., someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Read the story of one family who experienced the scare firsthand.
Many heart failure patients don’t return to work 
Many heart failure patients don’t return to work
A cardiologist weighs in on premature retirement and a study that reveals one in three won’t work again.