Puppy love may help heart health

Posted on Apr 29, 2016

A new study finds that owning a dog may reduce risk of suffering heart attack or stroke, especially for those who live alone. The American Heart Association released a statement last year attesting to this...

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The behind-the-scenes of a heart transplant

Posted on Apr 18, 2016

Many lives are saved each year as a result of successful heart transplants. The steps that go into a heart transplant are vital to execute perfectly in the correct timeline. Typically, more than fifty people...

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AFib may be higher risk factor in women than men

Posted on Mar 7, 2016

A recent study shows that a certain kind of irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation or AFib, in women is linked with about a 12% higher risk of deaths among women and a higher risk of getting a stroke. The...

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