Category Archives: News

Study: Moderate Drinking Linked to Abnormal Heart Rhythm?

Information for this post was taken from an article by Amy Nelson at Reuters, published by NBC News. A study of 30,000 older adults with a history of heart disease, reported by the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found that one’s … Continue reading

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Rosie O’Donnell Heart Attack a Reminder to Women Everywhere

Heart disease and heart attack are sometimes considered male problems, but as Rosie O’Donnell’s recent heart attack shows, that is a dangerous misconception. While it’s true heart disease kills more American men than it does American women, it’s far and … Continue reading

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2 daily cups of coffee good for health, says AHA

A new analysis, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Heart Failure, reviewed five studies conducted between 2001 and 2011 on the health benefits of daily coffee drinking. It included a total of 140,220 patients. From CNN Health: “Heart … Continue reading

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Estimate: 100,000 die annually from effects of trans fats

From Food Consumer Although there are various types of heart disease, coronary heart disease is considered to be the dominant condition in the United States. It also happens to be one of our country’s leading causes of death. Coronary heart … Continue reading

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Terrific feedback from a Cardiac/Home Care patient’s wife

I spoke to the patient’s wife and she couldn’t stop Thanking everyone for the wonderful care provided from the Cardiac floor to Home care. She said everyone was excellent with the care provided. All the nurses and staff were very … Continue reading

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Palpitations May Signal Future Heart Rhythm Problem

From US News & World Report Heart palpitations and high blood pressure put people at high risk for atrial fibrillation. AF is an abnormal electrical activity in the upper chambers of the heart, and those who have it have increased … Continue reading

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Omega-3 pills may not help heart disease

It appears that, for those who have heart disease, fish oil supplements may not do much to ward off heart attacks and strokes. From Fox News: In the new analysis of past studies, there was no difference in the number … Continue reading

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