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A Cardiologist Explains If Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart

Forget the myth that alcohol is good for your heart. A cardiologist explains why it's healthier to drink alcohol sparingly, if at all.

Effectively Managing Stress Is Good for Your Heart Health

Women need to know their risk factors for heart disease and how heart health looks different than for men.

Burnout Could Raise Your Odds for A-fib

Stress can have serious and damaging effects on the heart tissue, which could then eventually lead to the development of a-fib. Learn more.

Your Apple Watch Might Help Spot a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat

Someday soon, devices like the Apple Watch might be monitoring wearers for heart conditions such as potentially dangerous atrial fibrillation.

Insights Into Women and Stroke Risk

You might be surprised to learn that stroke is the number three killer of women.

E-Alerts Dramatically Cut Heart Attack Rate for People Hospitalized With A-Fib

A simple pop-up alert on a computer screen could help save the brains and hearts of many hospital-bound people with an irregular heartbeat.

Some Patients With A-Fib Have Hidden Brain Damage

In a new study of patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (a-fib), 4 in 10 had previously undetected brain damage, though none had a history of stroke or mini-stroke.

Blood-Thinning Medication and Reversal Treatment Facts

Understanding how reversal treatments are used in the case of an emergency.

Living Well With AFib

Those who have AFib should be well aware of these things: living a healthy lifestyle and reducing stroke risk.

AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know

Did you know there are reversal treatments for some blood thinners used to reduce the risk of stroke with AFib?

Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask

Here are some frequently asked questions that may help you better understand how blood-thinning medication works and some risks.

PTSD and AFib: What Is the Connection?

New findings raise the possibility that early detection and treatment of PTSD could cut a person's odds for AFib.

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