Blood Pressure Swings May Raise Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke Or Fatal Heart Disease

(HNGN) – A team of researchers studied the association between blood pressure swings and heart disease. The study, published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine, involved analyzing blood pressure readings from 25,814 participants who went through the Anti-hypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Read More


New Cholesterol Drug Guidelines: Q&A

[WebMD} Nov. 14, 2013 — The question of the day is: Should I be on a statin? New guidelines released Tuesday by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology change the standards for who should be taking these cholesterol-lowering drugs. As doctors follow the Read More


Little Richard Says He Suffered a Heart Attack

[UPI] LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (UPI) — Famed musician Little Richard said in Los Angeles he suffered a heart attack last week, but survived, in part, because he took aspirin during the episode. Richard, 80, talked about the experience Monday at a Recording Academy event, Digital Spy reported. Read More