Mo. and Ill. Among Top States for Heart DiseaseAccording to the Centers for Disease Control, Missouri and Illinois have some big problems with cardio vascular health.
Working Overnight, Rotating Shifts Increase Risk of Heart DiseaseA local cardiologist says the good news is the risk returns to normal after you stop working the night shift.
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 Study Finds Twitter Can Predict Heart Disease RatesSLU Care’s Dr. Michael Lim says it was predicted better than some of the traditional tests.
FDA to Remove Trans Fat from Processed FoodsThe U.S. Drug and Food Administration is pulling the plug on trans fat which are widely considered the worst kind for the heart.
UPDATE: Teen Athlete Died Of Heart DiseaseSt. Clair County Coroner says Fulton Jr. High student Demetrius Simpson's condition was hereditary.
Postponing Chronic Disease Development Means Less Time Spent Sick Washington University researchers say changing how medical care is delivered could help prevent multiple chronic diseases and extend the total number of years we remain healthy.
St. Louis Officials See Uptick in Cardiac Ambulance CallsThe cardiovascular risk in these arctic-like temperatures extends well beyond the avoid shoveling rule, and the risks are especially high for those with known heart disease.
Mo. To Start Screening Newborns For Heart DiseaseThe screenings for critical congenital heart disease are required under a new state law that takes effect Jan. 1.
Saint Louis University Looking For Volunteers With Advanced Heart DiseaseTests are underway at Saint Louis University to assess a new type of gene therapy in patients with poor heart functions.
TIAM Weekend: Lisa Schaffer and Dr. Michael LimToday's topics include the adoption exchange and heart disease.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coming as a SurpriseExperts say of the 350,000 Americans that die from sudden cardiac arrest every year, about half do not have knowledge of any heart problems.