Cardiologist, author, and heart health expert Dr. Sarah Samaan offers advice on how to live a heart smart life.
May 09 2012
Antioxidants and Brain Health: Supplements May Harm, but Berries Protect
“Antioxidant” is a word that has become part of our daily jargon, but exactly how these nutritional scavengers work is not entirely clear. We know that they block the effects of harmful free radicals, preventing damage to the cells of our bodie...
May 26 2011
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Your Heart Health
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can be found in most of our medicine cabinets, purses, and desk drawers. Drugs like ibuprofen (sold as Advil and Motrin), diclofenac (Voltaren), and naproxen (Aleve and Naprosyn) are taken millions ...
Mar 14 2011
Heart Disease Prevention Myths
AHA LogoOver the past several weeks, I’ve brought you up to date on the latest American Heart Association guidelines for the prevention of heart disease in women. The guidelines were written by an expert panel of physicians and medical researc...