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Smoking Puts Blacks at Higher Risk for Heart Failure April 16, 2018

Diet, Exercise Can Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment April 09, 2018

Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women's Hearts April 04, 2018

Heart Penalty? Hockey Fans' Cardiac Risk Rises When Home Team Wins March 29, 2018

Most With Very High Cholesterol Missing Out on Right Meds March 26, 2018

Women May Dismiss Subtle Warning Signs of Heart Disease March 20, 2018

Defibrillator-in-a-Vest May Help Heart Attack Survivors March 13, 2018

Big Outdoor Temperature Swings Tied to Heart Attack Risk March 01, 2018

For Women, Blocked Arteries Not the Only Trigger for Heart Attacks February 23, 2018

Your Blood Type May Determine How Smog Affects Your Heart November 14, 2017

Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart August 14, 2017

Small Chinese study found lower stress hormone levels in those who used indoor air cleaners

Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study August 10, 2017

They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

Fatal First-Time Heart Attacks More Common in Blacks: Study July 10, 2017

Black men are twice as likely to die, so prevention is crucial, researcher says

Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib Patients June 26, 2017

They're likelier to prescribe blood thinners than primary care doctors, study finds

Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease June 26, 2017

Researcher now probing whether more severe cases of the skin disorder increase odds of heart problems

Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey June 26, 2017

Most employees are untrained in first aid and CPR and don't know where to find lifesaving equipment

Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells June 26, 2017

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease June 22, 2017

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May 25, 2017

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health May 16, 2017

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk May 15, 2017

Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study May 15, 2017

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study May 12, 2017

Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

Can Experimental Nasal Spray Treat Common Heart Problem? May 12, 2017

Drug trial shows promise for treatment of rapid heart rate condition called PSVT

Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs May 05, 2017

At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

Too Many People Still Ignore Heart Attack Risks: Study May 03, 2017

Stenting is easy; changing patient behaviors is hard, cardiologist says

Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery May 02, 2017

Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo May 01, 2017

Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese April 24, 2017

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk February 15, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart February 14, 2017

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk February 08, 2017

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

Know Your Heart's Numbers February 07, 2017

Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack February 03, 2017

Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

Small Study Links E-Cigarettes to Potential Heart Trouble February 01, 2017

Found users were more likely to have early indicators of disease risk

ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling January 30, 2017

Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome' December 23, 2016

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble December 23, 2016

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk December 21, 2016

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack December 21, 2016

Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study December 16, 2016

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests November 14, 2016

Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

Marijuana Use Tied to Rare, Temporary Heart Malfunction November 14, 2016

Study found risk doubled among young users, but cause-and-effect not proven

Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack? October 10, 2016

But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles? September 19, 2016

American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart April 26, 2016

But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability April 05, 2016

Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

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