February 14, 2017
While boxes of decadent chocolates treats, celebratory champagne and romantic high-calorie dinners may dance in your mind as a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, your heart may be pining for something else. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it is a great time to look at the state of your heart. “Despite recent progress, […]
Tags: aerobic exercise, blood pressure, blood-sugar levels, cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular medications, cardiovascular risk factors, cholesterol levels, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, diabetes, Dr. Sheila Sahni, early diabetes, elevated blood sugar levels
February 4, 2017
A person is more likely to have a heart attack on Monday morning than on any other day/time of the week. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
February 3, 2017
One in 2.6 female deaths in the U.S. is from heart disease, compared to one in 30 from breast cancer. So a woman is more than 10X as likely to die from heart disease than from breast cancer. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA and the UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center.
October 24, 2016
By Amy Albin
More than 6 million Americans live with heart failure. Including Queen Latifah’s mother. That’s why the award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer recently joined UCLA cardiologist Dr. Karol Watson and the American Heart Association on World Heart Day for a Facebook Live event held at UCLA. The goal? Raise awareness of the AHA’s “Rise Above […]
Tags: American Heart Association, cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Karol Watson, fatigue, heart failure, heart symptoms, Living with heart failure, preventative cardiology, Queen Latifah, Rise Above Heart Failure, Salt