A Cardiologist’s Advice on the Ongoing Whether or Not to Eat Eggs Battle

Years ago, everyone was ordering their omelets Opens a New Window.with egg whites only, fearing high cholesterol.  Then yolks got a health seal of approval  for their nutrient load. Now, research in the Journal of the American Medical Association again links eggs to heart issues..  How much should we fear our favorite breakfast food? Dr. Luke Laffin, a preventive cardiologist at Cleveland … Continue reading A Cardiologist’s Advice on the Ongoing Whether or Not to Eat Eggs Battle

How Marijuana Could Harm Your Heart and Blood Pressure Health

In a recent study, researchers from Georgia State University found that marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from high blood pressure. The researchers focused on the long-term effect of marijuana use on health. They examined people aged 20 years and above from the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey). The … Continue reading How Marijuana Could Harm Your Heart and Blood Pressure Health

Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended for Older Adults

If you're a healthy older adult looking for ways to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke, don't turn to that age-old standby: daily low-dose aspirin. It's no longer recommended as a preventative for older adults who don't have a high risk or existing heart disease, according to guidelines announced Sunday by the American College of … Continue reading Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended for Older Adults

Warning from the American Heart Association: Breast cancer treatments, such as radiation and chemo, can cause heart failure

Preface to this article:  Please research your options before making your health decisions. Sometimes the cure is worse than the ailment, the saying goes, and a new warning from the American Heart Associationbis shedding light on the quandary many women face when weighing breast cancer treatment against the potential side effects. According to the group, some … Continue reading Warning from the American Heart Association: Breast cancer treatments, such as radiation and chemo, can cause heart failure