Stony Brook Medicine Health News

Topic: Heart Health


How Many Steps a Day for Heart Health?

Step trackers have gone mainstream in recent years, gaining popularity among people of all ages. They encourage us to find small ways to incorporate more movement into our days, and reinforce positive behavior changes...

Widow Maker Heart Attack

Surviving a Widow Maker Heart Attack

Retired social worker, Jodi Kennedy, suffered a “widow maker” heart attack at age 64. Occurring when a major artery in the heart is blocked, the widow maker is all too often fatal.  Two weeks earlier, on a routine...