In an effort to treat and prevent rheumatic heart disease (RHD), the American Heart Association awarded Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., a $3.7 million grant to build a center dedicated to the cause.

The Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York has opened a new heart center as it aims to expand cardiac care services to patients in the area.

Breastfeeding has long been considered a healthy choice for both mothers and their babies, but new research published this week shows that it could also reduce a woman’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life.

New research from Monaco suggests that breast implants can impede electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings, leading to false readings and potentially incorrect heart attack diagnoses.

Noise from aircrafts, rail and road traffic could be negatively impacting the cardiovascular health of people regularly exposed to it, according to researchers in Switzerland.