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A doctor holds an anatomical model of the human heart at the Heart Center in Dresden, Germany on November 29, 2018.

7 of the most dangerous things that put you at risk of a heart attack

Heart attacks send the body's most hard-working muscle into a potentially deadly tailspin. Keep your heart in working order with these tips.
Former first lady Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush blamed Trump for a heart attack during the 2016 Republican primaries

The former first lady Barbara Bush once blamed what she thought was a heart attack on President Donald Trump, according to a new book.

7 in 10 Singaporeans can’t tell when a heart attack is happening – because TV shows portray only the dramatic symptoms

Symptoms of a heart attack are not always as dramatic as TV shows and movies portray them to be.
Researchers concluded using the tobacco products could increase a person's risks for a variety of heart-related conditions.

Researchers just finished the largest study ever on e-cigarettes and stroke risk, and the results are alarming

A new study from the American Heart Association found that using e-cigarettes could increase a person's risk for stroke, heart disease, and heart attack.
A woman (not the one pictured) said she had a heart attack with no chest pain.

A nurse is warning women that their heart attacks may ‘feel different’ after she mistook one for ‘muscle strain’

On Twitter, a woman said what she thought was 'muscle strain' turned out to be a heart attack. In women, heart attacks don't always cause chest pain.
Michele De Leeuw

A nearly brain-dead woman who was taken off life support is almost fully recovered after four months

Michele De Leeuw, 57, was left nearly brain dead after suffering a heart attack at her Sterling Heights, Michigan, home in August.
Heart attacks in women can be a lot more subtle.

7 subtle signs of heart attacks in women

There are some signs of heart attacks, but they can differ depending on sex. Here are the signs of heart attacks in women.

Not getting enough sleep seems to be even more deadly than we thought, new studies show

According to several new studies presented at a meeting of the European Study of Cardiology, getting too little — or too much — sleep is associated with significant increased risk for cardiovascular problems including hardened arteries, heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, and more.

Vaping every day could double your risk of a heart attack, new research suggests

Smoking kills. No other habit has been so strongly tied to death. But vaping is linked with its own set of health risks, including nicotine addiction and potentially doubling one's risk of a heart attack. People who both vape and smoke are the most at risk.

Scientists have found a way to calculate your risk for deadly conditions like diabetes, breast cancer and heart disease

Scientists at the Broad Institute and Harvard have created a new genetic test that can assess a patient's risk for common diseases like coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and breast cancer.