British comedian Ian Cognito died on stage Thursday evening during a stand-up performance. A witness said the “audience thought it was part of his set.”
Whitney Houston famously asked “Where do broken hearts go?” in her 1987 song. For some, the answer might be to go to the doctor because the high-stress levels after an emotional period in a person’s life can cause symptoms that mimic a heart attack.
Cardiologists have recently put out new guidelines recommending that a person’s risk of life-threatening bleeding should be factored into the decision whether to start taking aspirin to prevent a first-ever heart attack or stroke.
Former Miss Teen Universe Lotte van der Zee has died two weeks after suffering a sudden heart attack, her parents shared Thursday on the model’s Instagram.
While the winter holidays are the time of year with the highest risk of all, Dr. Allen Taylor with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, said the risk of heart attacks goes up by about 50 percent during winter months in general.
The study shows that heart attack risk associated with high blood pressure is 83 percent higher for women than men; with smoking, 55 percent higher. and with Type II diabetes. 47 percent higher.
Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don’t outweigh the benefits for most other folks, major new research finds.
Victoria Wolf was riding a bike to work when she suffered a heart attack and collapsed near Union Station. A passer-by knew what to do.
As many as 1 in 4 heart attacks is ignored for various reasons; experts warn that allowing them to go unaddressed increases the risk for permanent heart damage or death.
A man went into cardiac arrest while attempting to help an 8-year-old girl after she was struck by a car in Northeast D.C. Saturday night.
A device implanted under a patient’s skin records his heartbeat and forwards the information wirelessly to a doctor to review every morning. It could be a game-changer for preventing strokes in people with AFib.
After a Silver Spring man, 50, suffered a heart attack at the Marriott Wardman Park Saturday night, he’s at the hospital now and his friend has started fundraising to help with the cost.
Reston Hospital Center has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing procedures that could help save lives following a heart attack.
A mid-air medical emergency took a plane full of passengers by surprise when one man collapsed of an apparent heart attack. But the surprises were just beginning.
A Virginia man celebrated Sunday after crossing the finish line to a race he started 50 days earlier.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.