Heart Disease Archives

Are these 5 health conditions in your family tree?

November 25, 2021

The branches of your family tree bear much more than the years your grandparents were born. Knowing your family’s health history is an important factor in your health status. Some health conditions are more likely to be passed from generation to generation. Your family tree can shed light on your risks for these 5 conditions:… [Read More]

Addressing disparities in care for minorities with heart valve disease

June 14, 2018

Doctors and African American communities are obligated to learn more about heart valve disease and the lifesaving procedures available to treat it, according to a report from the Association of Black Cardiologists. “It is incumbent upon us as healthcare providers [to] do a better job educating our patients about heart valve disease,” said Dr. Aaron… [Read More]

Know your heart health. It could save your life

March 15, 2018

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. It’s important for you to know the causes and learn how you can make changes that reduce your risk of developing heart disease. There are a number of factors that can lead to heart disease. These include being overweight, lack of exercise, high… [Read More]