Go Red For Women Day, Preventing Heart DiseaseOne in three women die of heart disease and stroke, cardiac surgeon Dr. Richard Lee at SSM Health SLU Hospital says it's 80 percent preventable.
New Research Links Gum Disease to Heart Attack RiskThe study found that inflammation of the gums or periodontal disease, can lead to chronic inflammation around the heart
Local Cardiologist Warns of Possible Heart Attacks During Winter A local cardiologist urges caution if you're thinking about going out to shovel snow.
Belleville Alderwoman Janet Schmidt DiesAccording to her Facebook page, Janet Schmidt died of a heart attack.
Well-Being Index Releases National Heart Attack StatisticsThe states with the highest heart attack incidence are West Virginia, South Dakota and Kentucky.
Local Cardiologist Warns Blues Fans of Heart RiskA local cardiologist warns fans about getting too emotional over the playoffs.
KMOX's John O'Connor Suffers Fatal Heart AttackVeteran broadcaster worked at KMOX for 10 years
STUDY: Younger Women Hospitalized Longer, Have Worse Outcomes After Heart AttacksThirty thousand women in the U.S. are hospitalized each year due to heart attacks, with women between ages 30 and 54 being hospitalized longer and with worse outcomes than men of the same age.
Coroner: Man Killed in Car Accident Suffered Heart AttackThe car driven by 61-year-old Joseph Michael Welch Jr. of Godfrey crashed into a tree just after 3 p.m.
Local Cardiologist Gives New Advice for Aspirin Users Taking one aspirin per day to prevent heart attacks may not be necessary for those who are lower at risk.
Daylight Saving Time Sees Increase in Traffic Accidents, Heart AttacksA local neuroscientist says we need to be very careful over the next few days—once we adjust our clocks one hour forward Saturday night.
Researchers: Depression Adds to Heart Attack RiskLocal researchers say they have found another big risk factor for cardiac disease and they want the American Heart Association to add it to the list.