Heart Disease News
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.
Kicking the Habit: Adult Smoking Rate in US Is Falling Fast
The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before. The rate of smoking among adults in the U.S. fell to 15 percent last year thanks to the biggest one-year decline in more than 20 years, according to a new government report. The rate fell 2 percentage points from 2014, when
Memorable Stories Done by CBS' Morley Safer
Some of the memorable stories that Morley Safer did in his 61-year career at CBS News included an interview with first lady Betty Ford and a report connecting red wine consumption with lower incidences of heart disease.
Database Launched to Gather, Study DNA From Midwestern Twins
Researchers are hoping that twins who live in the Midwest will contribute DNA to a new database that might provide insight about traits and diseases specific to the region
Almost Half of Heart Attacks Are Silent; They're Still Risky
New research shows almost half of all heart attacks cause no obvious symptoms, yet they can still be life-threatening
New Study Reveals Dangers of 'Silent Heart Attacks'
A new study reveals that nearly half of all heart attacks may be “silent,” which can be especially dangerous because they can go undetected and untreated. The study, published this week in the medical journal Circulation , found that these “silent heart attacks” – which often come without the
Are You at Risk for a Silent Heart Attack?
A new study finds that nearly half of heart attacks may go undiagnosed because they are either asymptomatic or have non-specific symptoms.
Loneliness Hurts: Senior Health About More Than Disease
Think about health during the senior years, and a list of common ailments pops to mind
UN: Rising Air Pollution in World's Cities Killing Millions
The World Health Organization says everyone in large cities in poor and middle-income countries is facing excessively high air pollution, which is on the rise in urban areas