heart disease

29 Things You Should Do for a Healthy Heart

the MWHC Blog Team February 17, 2016

You’re heard it many times before — follow a healthy lifestyle for a healthy heart. Sounds simple, right?  But it’s…

Women and Heart Disease: What you Need to Know

the MWHC Blog Team February 24, 2016

Eighty percent of all heart disease is preventable – and heart disease does affect women. In fact, it is the…

Are Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women Different than in Men?

the MWHC Blog Team August 19, 2016

More than half of the 500,000 individuals who die each year from a heart attack are women. Unfortunately, heart conditions…

Absorb™ Stent: New Dissolvable Stent Shows Promise

the MWHC Blog Team November 07, 2016

Some 600,000 Americans undergo a cardiac stent procedure each year. For people having a heart attack or at risk for…

The surprising heart risks of too much sleep and exercise

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 10, 2017

You’ve probably heard a lot about how getting exercise and sleep can help you avoid heart troubles in the future….

Know your heart-healthy numbers – including CRP

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 14, 2017

“Know your numbers.” It’s a common theme surrounding heart health. Most doctors agree you should know your blood pressure, blood…