Cardiology

Another plus to cardiac rehab: better sex

(HealthDay)—Heart patients taking part in cardiac rehabilitation could receive a spicy side effect from the program—a boost in their sex life.

Cardiology

Technology-based process boosts cardiac rehab referral rates

Simply changing cardiac referral processes to opt-out rather than opt-in significantly increased referral rates, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's NCDR Annual Conference (NCDR.18) in Orlando. ...

Cardiology

'Open gym' format shortens waiting time for cardiac rehab

Changing from scheduled appointments to an "open gym" format can reduce waiting times for cardiac rehabilitation, reports a study in the September/October issue of Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. ...

Cardiology

New initiative aims to reduce repeat heart attacks

Every 42 seconds someone in the U.S. has a heart attack. Just after noon on March 26, 2016, Julie Kubala, become one of those statistics. She's working now to ensure she doesn't become a different one – about 21 percent ...

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