Heart Condition Treatment And Care Articles

Talking to Your Doctor: My Doctor Always Rushes Through the Appointment

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Doctors are busier than ever. But Dr. Gary’s tips can help you get the attention you deserve and the care you need.

Waiting for Test Results: How to Get Through the Countdown

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If worry gets the best of you, Dr. Gary has good advice.

New Wireless Pacemaker Doesn’t Require Surgery

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

A new pacemaker that's small, wireless, and doesn't require surgery to implant shows promise but may cause complications in some patients.

Are You Getting These Two Medications Confused?

By Victoria Candland No Comments

A common antidepressant and a popular heart medicine can get accidentally switched. Learn more at Heart Connect.

Coping With a Serious Illness

By Consumer Reports No Comments

Increase your chances of getting the best, most humane treatment. This material is brought to you by Consumer Reports.

Are ACE Inhibitors Right for You?

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

While these drugs can help reduce the risk of heart disease, there are certain considerations to be made before taking them.

New FDA Warning for Ibuprofen and Naproxen

By Heart Connect StaffCA 1 Comment

Updated research has prompted the FDA to strengthen warning labels on NSAIDs

Is Your Primary Care Physician Looking Out for Your Mental Health?

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

The ACP published a report encouraging better integration of mental and physical health in primary care

Is Pharmacogenetics the Future of Medicine?

By C. Falkner No Comments

Genetic testing may allow precision prescribing of medications and dosages.

Quick Facts about Aspirin and Heart Health

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Is aspirin right for your heart?

Commonly Prescribed Heart Medications: What You Must Know

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Learn important differences between commonly prescribed heart medications.

New Weight-Loss Treatment: Intragastric Balloon

By Victoria Candland No Comments

This Australian-born weight loss device is making its way to the United States. Learn more at Heart Connect.

What to Ask When Considering Heart Surgery

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Take a look at these tips for what to ask when considering heart surgery.

A Safer Way to Get a Coronary Angiogram?

By Victoria Candland No Comments

New research finds that the arm access point to the heart may prevent more bleeding and deaths. Learn more at Heart Connect.

When Should You Ask for a Second Opinion?

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Check out these tips on when to get a second opinion.

Talking to Your Doctor: Withholding Information

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Do you ever avoid telling the doctor everything they should know about how you're really doing? That could jeopardize your health. Here's how to open up.