In an effort to address the growing number of overweight and obese children in the U.S., the American Academy of Pediatrics, (AAP) is now recommending that pediatricians turn their attention to cardiometabolic risk factors associated with the condition.

Physicians have long warned patients against gaining significant weight, telling them that too much could cause cardiovascular disease. But new research shows that even a little weight, as little as 5 percent, could make a difference in one’s heart health.

Though the cost of surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) is decreasing, costs for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) are rapidly growing, according to a new report from researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle in young adulthood could help prevent brain shrinkage decades later, according to a new study by researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago.

Cardiologists saw a slight bump in compensation in 2017 compared to last year, with an average increase of 0.5 percent increase, according to the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) annual medical group compensation and productivity survey. This is on the heels of a 6.9 percent increase from 2015 to 2016.