Muscle damaged by heart attacks can be repaired by an injectable gel that forms scaffolding, attracting stem cells and blood vessels in a study that may lead to a new method for reducing heart failure.
Tri-City Medical Center has been recognized as the sixth best hospital in the nation for having one of the lowest readmission rates for heart attack patients.
Know the risk factors for heart disease that you can control, and make heart-healthy choices to reduce those risks.
Now that you know heart disease kills, tell five women you want them to live! Choose a mission to help stop heart disease in our lifetime.
The American Heart Association, along with Union Bank and UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, invite San Diegans to ditch their desks, lace up their sneakers and walk for a healthy heart on National Walking Day.
The American Heart Association’s 2012 Go Red For Women campaign was launched in early February with a kick-off event downtown on Broadway in front of the U.S. Grant Hotel. Almost 50 volunteers, complete with homemade signs and materials, showed up to voice their support and encourage women to make it their mission to be heart healthy.
More women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined. Unfortunately, heart disease is often silent, hidden and misunderstood. That’s why the American Heart Association is encouraging San Diegans to show their support for the fight against women and heart disease by attending the American Heart Association’s 2012 Go Red For Women Luncheon, on March 16 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
Some heart attacks are sudden and intense, but most of them start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Often the people affected aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help. Here are some of the signs that can mean a heart attack is happening:
CHICAGO — Good news: Sex is safe for most heart patients. If you're healthy enough to walk up two flights of stairs without chest pain or gasping for breath, you can have a love life.
WASHINGTON -- When a stroke hits at 52, like what happened to Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois, the reaction is an astonished, "But he's so young."
The 2012 Heart of San Diego Gala benefitting University of California, San Diego's Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center will be held Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad.
A nearly 320-ton crane with a boom able to reach farther than a football field has arrived on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.
A seven-story building that will open its doors in 2015 will be home to a state-of-the-art heart health care institute that will transform Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla and make it a destination for heart patients.