Heart Disease

Auntie Fee, died this week via the number one way to die in America. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, half of black women age 20 and over have heart disease and only a third of us know this is our greatest health risk.

Dr. William A. Cooper, M.D. is the founding medical director of Cardiovascular Surgery at WellStar Health Systems which is rated among the top 15% of cardiac surgery programs in the U.S. He graduated from the 6-year BA/MD program from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed postgraduate training in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery at […]

Since 2009, Dr. Paul Underwood has been a medical director at Boston Scientific, a global company that develops and distributes minimally invasive implantable medical devices…

Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. One of…

Men in general aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to…

Dr. Rovenia M. Brock believes that nutrition is the key to optimal health. The nationally acclaimed health journalist is a nutritionist who often appears on…

Fat…you’re told they’re bad, then you’re told they’re good. So, which is it? Both. “Your body needs fat in order to function,” says Barbara Roberts,…

Dr. Kara Young says that your mind can impact your heart. African-Americans suffering from depression are at increased risk of heart problems. Unfortunately, African-Americans often…

Having a heart is part of being human. We love with our hearts, we give with our hearts, we get our hearts broken and we…

For IPAD/IPOD users: Star Jones has reason to be excited about life these days. Not only is the TV personality working on a new multi-host…

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