The American Heart Association is urging health-care providers to counsel patients and their partners about resuming sexual activity following a cardiac event or stroke.
A clinician turns away a man looking for assistance before a walk-in clinic is open for the day.
Adults who took PPIs had a significantly higher risk of heart attack compared with those who didn't.
The ECG and stress test were normal, so a pair of clinicians saw no reason to order emergency care.
Tailoring treatment to individual heart attack risk was more effective in preventing heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular death than strategies to lower cholesterol.
People who have suffered a transient ischemic attack are twice as likely to have an MI as the general population, making it particularly important for clinicians to screen such patients for signs of heart disease.
An eager, young clinician makes a serious mistake that causes a heart attack.
Adding the oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban (Xarelto, Janssen) to standard therapy after myocardial infarction (MI) or unstable angina significantly reduced the risk for cardiovascular mortality.
A large study has shown that aspirin and antioxidant supplements are ineffective in the primary prevention of heart attacks in people with diabetes and asymptomatic arterial disease
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However, only about 50% of adults knew all 5 common heart attack symptoms in 2017.