Don't delay when heart failure threatens

People living with heart failure need to pay attention to warning signs, such as shortness of breath, or swelling of the ankles or feet, that may indicate a worsening of their condition. (Locked) More »

A second look at beta blockers and blood pressure

Beta blockers have helped millions of people lower their blood pressure, but for people with hypertension who do not have other cardiovascular issues or symptoms, a beta blocker might not be the most effective medication. (Locked) More »


Having a home defibrillator was found to be no more useful at saving the life of someone in cardiac arrest than having family members trained in CPR. (Locked) More »