Treating heart disease requires physicians to identify a 70 percent blockage. But it turns out that they overestimate blockages and that results in, perhaps, more procedures than necessary.
coronary artery disease
It isn’t hard to imagine that as our enlarging and ever-stiffening polarized political spheres come to a head, an article about what maintains the penis’ potency might be a kind of crowning glory.
Finally, a study where espousing the thought -- If you cared about my heart and well-being, then you wouldn’t stress me -- could be a win-win. Can anger trigger a heart attack? How about intense physical activity? Here's a closer look at heart health and heartbreak.
Ex-president GW Bush, apparently during a routine PE, was taken to a nearby hospital and had angioplasty (PCI) and a stent insertion. Was it necessary? For what condition, exactly? What is his prognosis now? I think it was overuse of medical procedures.
Whenever I have visited a physician over the last decade, the following scenario has been replayed: We discuss my cholesterol levels (total, LDL and HDL). We review dietary guidelines and other medical recommendations. Then I say, "Don't forget to remind me to drink a glass or two of wine daily." Invariably, the doctor demurs: "That hasn't been proven to protect you against atherosclerosis."