Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but it can be prevented by making good lifestyle choices. Learn about the causes and symptoms of coronary heart disease as well as methods for treatment and prevention.
Born in 1948, and still going strong, the Framingham Heart Study has told us just about everything we know about how people get heart disease and strokes. But not without some controversies along the way.
Angina and heart attack are often among the symptoms of coronary heart disease. These symptoms can be different for men and women. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, from the relatively mild chest pain of angina to a full-blown heart attack.
Whereas men experience crushing chest pain as an obvious sign of coronary heart disease, women often have no symptoms. This makes it difficult to know who should be screened. Find out if you might be at risk.