Protecting women from heart disease

Protecting women from heart disease

September 4, 2017
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, but many women don’t know they’re at risk

You asked: Should I workout when I’m angry?

February 7, 2017
You may think that hitting the gym is a good way to blow off some steam, but that vigorous exercise session could be dangerous to your health

You asked: Can you literally be scared to death?

October 28, 2016
Haunted houses and horror flicks may not be for the faint of heart

Good cholesterol versus bad: The meaning behind the numbers

August 24, 2016
What to know about your cholesterol and keeping your heart healthy

Tackling cardiovascular health risks in college football players

March 9, 2016
Research gives clinicians comparative benchmarks for collegiate athletes' hearts

Protecting women from heart disease

February 11, 2016
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, but many women don’t know they’re at risk

6 surprising signs of an unhealthy heart

February 5, 2016
These seemingly ‘insignificant’ clues can point to big issues for your heart

Eating to your heart’s content: How the Mediterranean Diet can improve your heart health

April 8, 2015

The Mediterranean Diet is gaining traction for the plethora of health benefits it provides, including heart-health. Studies have shown that adhering the Mediterranean habits reduces the risk of cardiovascular events and strokes.

Taking an aspirin a day to keep the doctor away? Think again

February 6, 2015

Recent studies suggest that taking aspirin daily might cause more harm than good in some patients. While aspirin can have significant beneficial effects, it’s important to consult with your physician before beginning (or ending) any regular medication. There are other ways you can manage your heart health, without taking aspirin regularly.

Erwin elected to lead Texas chapter of the American College of Cardiology

December 16, 2014

John P. Erwin, III, M.D., FACC, assistant dean for continuing medical education at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in Temple and a cardiologist with Baylor Scott & White Health, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) as the ACC Governor for Texas.