Mother of 4 gets life-saving heart transplant after surviving 2 heart attacks
A Texas woman is hoping to raise awareness about heart disease after she survived two near-fatal heart attacks, underwent a heart transplant and lost her mother to a heart attack in a single year. Kristen Patton, 41, suffered her first heart attack with no warning on Christmas Eve 2015. She had
Meet the 87 Year Old Genius Inventor Credited with Saving Millions of Lives
ABC News' Alex Mallin meets Robert Fischell, the author of more than 200 patents ranging from life-saving medical devices to a bowl for keeping cereal crispy.
Study Claims Mammograms Can Help Screen for Heart Disease
We have a big health headline for you now. Heart disease, the leading cause of death among women. Now a new report reveals that mammograms primarily used to screen for breast cancer may also one day help diagnose heart disease. ABC news chief women's health correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton is here
CSI Renaissance: Scientists Find Heart Disease in Embalmed Hearts
Heart disease may be a big problem in modern times and one of the top killers in the U.S., but it’s been an issue for centuries, according to new findings from French researchers. Researchers from the National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research announced yesterday that they found
6 Reasons to Love Spicy Food
Spicy foods are hot, pun intended. According to a report from Technomic, the majority of consumers -- 54 percent -- say that hot or spicy foods are appealing, up from 46 percent in 2009, and the trend is popular across nearly all age ranges. The NPD Group says 56 percent of U.S. households keep hot
Gender Bias in the ER?
Women Less Likely to Receive Heart Medications, Angiograms, Despite Symptoms
Superfoods That Work Better Together
Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food duos do more than just excite your taste buds—they could even boost your health. It's a concept called "food synergy." While eating a variety of
Instant Index: Are Kids More Likely to Take After Mom or Dad?
ABC News' David Muir reports the stories people have been buzzing about all week.
Things You Should Know About Cholesterol
Cholesterol seems to be one of those words that’s in everyone’s vocabulary, but many of my clients are incredibly confused about what cholesterol is, and how it affects their health. It also happens to be buzzing in the media at the moment, thanks to a new report from the Dietary Guidelines
Surprising Health Benefits of Being a Woman
Members of the so-called weaker sex, listen up. Thanks in part to the protective benefits of female hormones, as well as the lifestyle choices women tend to make, you’re afforded a host of body payoffs guys don’t get. “Men notoriously pay less attention to their health and prefer to take a macho