New research tonight shows the Quad Cities has the second highest rate of heart attacks of any place in the country. Full story
A relaxing summer trip abroad may sound like an unlikely time to have a heart attack, but James Gandolfini's death underscores a sad fact that heart experts have recognized: heart problems are the leading cause of death among people on vacation. Full story
A new study indicates people who had been treated for heart disease showed higher levels of a chemical we all carry in our stomachs called TMAO. Could a simple blood test measuring stomach bacteria predict future risk of heart attack, stroke and death? NBC’s Robert Bazell reports.
When writer Michael Hainey was a child, he was told that his father died of a heart attack after working the late shift at his Chicago newspaper job. But something about that story didn't sit right with Hainey, who spent 10 years talking with family and his father's friends about what really happene
Soul singer Fontella Bass, 72, has died following complications from a recent heart attack. She was most famous for her hit 1965 pop song “Rescue Me.” TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.
Pam Holmes, a grandmother of three, is the newest member of the Joy Fit Club after losing 178 lbs. She decided to turn her life around after her doctor ordered an EKG and informed her that she’d already suffered a heart attack. Now she is walking 5K’s and loves the feeling of getting breathless afte
Dr. Mehmet Oz chats with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie about his interview with Rosie O’Donnell, in which the actress and comedian opened up about her heart attack this summer, and discusses the signs of heart attacks in women.
Broken hearts appear to mimic heart attacks – which are caused by blockages – because the heart is stunned, resulting in a temporary malfunction. Johns Hopkins has started tracking fatal heartbreak. NBC’s Nancy Snyderman reports.
A view of the entrance of the Exedra hotel, where James Gandolfini suffered from a heart attack according to media reports, is seen in Rome June 20, 2013. Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss in the groundbreaking TV series "The So
FILE - APRIL 22: Folk musician Richie Havens has died of a heart attack at 72 years old. Havens performed at Woodstock and is known for the Billboard Top 100 song "Here Comes the Sun." UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 01: ALEXANDRA PALACE Photo of Richie HAVENS
In this undated photograph, Natasha Harris, 30, is seen. Harris, stay-at-home mother of eight from Invercargill, died of a heart attack in February 2010. Experts say the New Zealand woman's 2-gallon-a-day Coca-Cola habit probably contributed to her death, a conclusion that led the soft-drink giant
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