heart attack

Performing CPR on a cardiac patient in public can be the difference between life or death

By Chayil Champion • January 4, 2023

I’m a 38-year-old woman in good health. I kept getting a tight chest while running, so my doctor did some tests. He said my heart looked fine. But when I went for a second opinion, I was diagnosed with microvascular disease. I’ve never even heard of that before. What is it?

By Ask the Doctors • September 21, 2022

Aspirin may be only ‘minimally beneficial’ and comes with an increased risk of digestive tract bleeding, says UCLA Health cardiologist Dr. Boback Ziaeian

By Sandy Cohen • April 26, 2022

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for men and women.

By Sandy Cohen • February 4, 2022

Find out how influenza can affect the heart

By uclahealth • December 16, 2021

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • October 11, 2021

Dr. Sammy Saab suffered a ‘widow maker’ heart attack, needing emergency care led by Dr. Tamer Sallam

By uclahealth • August 26, 2021

Statins increased the risk of bleeding in the brain for some patients while PCSK9 inhibitors did not

By uclahealth • July 29, 2021

Dr. Jeffrey Hsu addresses the importance of heart screenings for athletes and non-athletes

By Chayil Champion • June 16, 2021

Why you may want to toss that hot dog

By uclahealth • May 17, 2021