Heart Health

Seen At 11: Viagra For Children? How Experts Say The Drug Can Save Young LivesMillions of men credit Viagra for saving their sex lives, but nearly two decades after hitting the market, Viagra is now being credited for literally saving the lives -- of children.
Long Island Teens Team Up To Bring Life Saving Surgery To Kids Around The WorldMonday, marked the start of a full week of life saving heart surgeries around the world that they made possible.
Hundreds Of Women 'Go Red' For Cardiovascular Health AwarenessHeart disease survivors are sharing their personal journeys with CBS2 in honor of national Go Red Day, raising awareness about growing heart risks to women across the country.
Family Relieved After Infant Undergoes Successful, Non-Invasive Heart Procedure Parents of an infant child facing a life-threatening open heart surgery found relief through a new non-invasive procedure.
Study Links High Intake Of Processed Red Meats To Heart FailureAfter nearly 12 years, men who ate at least 75 grams of processed red meat every day were 28 percent more likely to develop heart failure than men who ate less than 25 grams per day.
Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Only A Select Few Will Benefit From Aspirin TherapyFor years, doctors have told almost everyone of middle age or older to take a daily aspirin to thin the blood.
Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart DiseaseAn analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine of nearly 80 studies on the effect of dietary fats finds there's not enough evidence to say that eating saturated fat increases the incidence of heart attacks or strokes.
Dr. Max Gomez: Five Numbers That Could Save Your LifeThere are five numbers that everyone should know by heart but most people probably don't.
Seen At 11: Over-The-Counter DNA Tests Could Save LivesIt has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user's "future health", but some say that the test could do more harm than good.
Cholesterol Drug Guidelines Stir DebateLast week, the nation's top heart organizations released new guidelines about who should receive the drugs and a new online calculator.
Dr. Max Gomez: Major Development In The Fight Against Heart DiseaseNew technology could prove to be a major development for anybody with heart disease. A brand new artery roto-rooter has been approved by the FDA to open difficult, clogged arteries.
Dr. Max Gomez: A Surprising Way To Minimize Heart DamageEMS techs in Spain gave heart attack patients an IV of a long approved beta blocker called Metoprolol and the results were dramatic.
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