Aches and pains - is your statin to blame?

About ten percent of people who start taking a statin experence muscle pain. Usually this will go away on its own, or by adjusting the dosage of the medication or switching to a different one. (Locked) More »

Mediterranean diet sails well in the USA

Long-term research finds that following a Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fish, can reduce the risk of heart disease, benefit heart attack survivors, and help with weight loss. (Locked) More »

In brief

Brief updates on controlling heart rate with medication, quality of heart attack care at night and on weekends, and vitamin D's importance to the heart and arteries. (Locked) More »