Women & Cardiovascular Disease View More

While February is known for Valentine’s Day it also marks another heart event, American Heart month. This health observance was developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) to raise funds for research and education regarding the nation’s top killers – cardiovascular disease and stroke.   You may be familiar with National Wear Red Day occurring… Continue Reading

Calcium Supplements View More

Taking calcium supplements slightly increased the risk of cardiovascular events in older patients, according to a meta-analysis published in the July 30th online issue of the British Medical Journal.   Researchers at the University of Auckland, New Zealand wanted to determine the relationship between calcium supplementation and cardiovascular risk.  Observational studies have shown blood calcium… Continue Reading