Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages

CNN  —  Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months…

Don’t bother with dietary supplements for heart health, study says

CNN  —  Six supplements that people commonly take for heart health don’t help lower “bad” cholesterol or improve cardiovascular health, according to a study published Sunday, but statins did. Some…

Heart failure: Black patients less likely to get devices and transplants they need, study finds

CNN  —  There’s growing evidence that Black heart failure patients are less likely to get advanced therapies than White patients. A study published Wednesday in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure…

Paxlovid: Covid-19 treatment can interact with common heart medications, doctors warn

CNN  —  Covid-19 patients with a history of cardiovascular disease are at an increased risk of developing severe illness and could benefit most from the Covid-19 treatment Paxlovid – but…

Combination ‘polypills’ can help solve world’s heart problems, experts say, if more people can get them

CNN  —  An inexpensive polypill is probably one of the best ways to solve the world’s heart problems, prominent cardiologists say. Never heard of a polypill? You’re not alone. This…

Night owls have higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, study says

Sign up for the Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide has helpful hints to achieve better sleep. CNN  —  If you prefer to go to bed and get…

A ride that began to heal a broken heart, has now turned into a national body inclusivity movement

Today, Blonsky, a former environmental logistics manager, is the co-founder of All Bodies on Bikes and a trailblazer of the body-size inclusion movement within the cycling world. Blonsky works with…

Black heart health: Religion linked to better measures

More religious participants had better scores for blood pressure, cholesterol and other metrics known to influence cardiovascular health, found a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association…

Leisure activities lowers risk of cancer, heart disease and death

Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide up will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN  —  Want to live a…

Latest statins guidance keeps more conservative approach to preventing first stroke or heart attack

The recommendations are a little more conservative than guidelines put out by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, and some doctors wonder if they should be…