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‘Heart: A History’ Review: At the Bleeding Edge

The cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar has become a Dante of modern medicine, with his earlier memoirs, “Intern” (2008) and “Doctored” (2014), casting the progress from training to career as a path studded with suffering, indignity and ethical hazard. His latest book, “Heart: A History,” is something of a “Paradiso,” pointing to the field’s brightest and noblest stars while recognizing just how much darkness is still left in the firmament.

Contemporary cardiology, Dr. Jauhar notes, is coming off a perhaps unrepeatable century of success. Since 1950, deaths from cardiovascular disease have declined by 60% in the U.S.—meaning that, every year, more than a million Americans who would…

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 ‘Heart: A History’ Review: At the Bleeding Edge

A cardiologist surveys his field and worries that we “might have reached the limits” of what we can do to prolong life.

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Scientists now know a great deal about what you can do to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease–the leading cause of death in the U.S. in both men and women. Follow these essential steps to protect your health. Although taking these measures doesn’t guarantee that you won’t ever have a heart attack, it should improve your odds.

Top 10 Steps to Lower Risk of Heart Disease

The heart is a muscle that pumps blood and its essential cargo of oxygen and nutrients around the body. Like all muscles, it needs oxygen to work properly. Its supply comes in via the two powerful coronary arteries that network deep into the heart muscle. When something goes wrong with this supply, the condition is life threatening.

Bayer Aspirin

Learn more about risk factors for heart attack (myocardial infarction) – and learn how you can work with your doctor to make more informed decisions.

Boston Heart Diagnostics

Boston Heart Diagnostics’ approach to cardiovascular disease risk assessment and treatment is different than any other laboratory. First, we’ve developed two unique tests–the Boston Heart HDL Map™ and the Boston Heart Cholesterol Balance™ test to uncover specific and important information about your cholesterol that offers more insight than a standard lipid panel.

Healthy Heart Guide

Why do you need to keep a healthy heart? Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in men and women, greater than the next five causes of death combined!

Heart Rhythm Society

Prevention falls into two main categories: preventing heart disorders in general and monitoring and treating any existing heart problems.

Mayo Clinic

You can prevent heart disease by following a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Texas Heart Institute

Cardiovascular disease is responsible for half of all deaths in the United States and other developed countries, and it is a main cause of death in many developing countries as well. Overall, it is the leading cause of death in adults.

UCI Health

The University of California, Irvine Heart Disease Prevention Program at the UCI College of Medicine strives for excellence in scholarly research, community education, and clinical care aimed at the prevention, early detection, and reversal of coronary heart disease in children, adults, and the elderly. Our team of specialists and well-trained staff at the UCI Heart Disease Prevention Program strive to do what we do best: "Keeping Your Heart Healthy."

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