Keck Medicine of USC experts offer insight into the connection between the heart and COVID-19 during American Heart Month
February is American Heart Month and cardiologists from the Mount Sinai Health System are sharing tips on heart disease prevention to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and COVID-19.
In honor of American Heart Month, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) teams up with ACSM Fellow Beth A. Taylor, Ph.D., from the University of Connecticut to tackle a myth on genetic predisposition and heart disease.
CLEVELAND: As Valentine’s Day approaches, a Cleveland Clinic survey finds that two-thirds of Americans (66%) in a committed relationship are concerned with their partner’s heart health. Moreover, 60% of Americans say they are more motivated to live a heart healthy lifestyle for their partners than for themselves. This is especially true for men – 67% compared to 52% for women.
The survey was conducted as part of Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute’s “Love your Heart” consumer education campaign in celebration of American Heart Month. It looked at how relationships affect heart health.
New study results confirm that guideline-directed medical therapy is as effective as more invasive procedures at preventing death, stroke, and heart attack in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD).
The study results suggest that guideline-directed medical therapy should be the initial treatment strategy for patients with stable CAD.
The study results validate the evidence-based, guideline-directed, conservative treatment approach that the cardiovascular specialists at Nuvance Health have always used to treat CAD.