Although hospitals are seeing fewer heart attack patients, that doesn’t mean heart attacks are on the decline. More concerning is that recent statistics suggest people aren’t calling 911, or they are delaying or avoiding critical care.
While all heart attacks can be fatal, some are truly notorious. A heart attack from a blockage in the main artery that goes down the front of the heart, known as the widowmaker, is often the most fatal. Here's why.
When you are pregnant, you probably notice the fatigue, shortness of breath, and light-headedness that can sometimes overcome you. Did you know that these symptoms are caused by changes in your heart and blood vessels?
February is American Heart Month. UPMC encourages you to make time for your heart this month. The health system will offer a variety of heart health educational events and scr
You probably know that your sweet tooth affects your waistline, but did you know it can also be harmful to your heart?
While this season is meant to bring feelings of love and cheer, it can also be one of the most stressful times, putting added strain on your heart. Here's some tips for a healthier holiday.
If Clyde Daubert had a choice, he would be outside running his beagles or in the woods hunting.
Ladies, don't miss UPMC Susquehanna Spirit of Women’s Cheers to Your Heart, Wednesday, May 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Whispering Oaks Vineyard, 1306 State Route 61, Sunbury.
When you picture heart disease, you may think of someone 60 or older who is overweight and not in great health. The truth is, the risk for heart disease starts developing in your 20s and 30s. As the rate of obesity rises in the United States and people li
Little daily habits go a long way to prevent heart disease.
February is American Heart Month. Heart is the leading cause of death among men and women in the U.S., so UPMC Susquehanna encourages you to make time for your heart this month. The system is offering a variety of heart health educational events and scree
Exercise plays an important role in preventing heart disease.