Health News

Smoking May Be Even Riskier Than Once Thought
Smokers, it’s never too late to quit — and there may now be even more good reasons to do so.
How a Healthy Heart May Keep You Mobile
A heart-friendly lifestyle is one of your best bets for preventing strokes and heart attacks, and it may help many stay mobile and independent for longer as they age.
Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart
Valentine’s Day — a day of chocolates, romantic dinners and loving hearts. Why can't it also be a day to focus on heart health?
Blood Pressure Guidelines Challenged
Stop the presses! New evidence has challenged a previous guideline for recommended blood pressure levels.
With Diabetes, Cutting Blood Pressure a Little May Go a Long Way
Having a normal blood pressure is good for overall health, but in diabetes patients, it may also be critical to preventing major heart problems.
New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Save Lives
New guidelines have raised blood pressure targets for some, but millions still have uncontrolled blood pressure. Increasing treatment to meet these new targets may save lives and money.
Can't Sleep and Can't Relax? The Heart Might Be at Risk
Struggling to fall asleep or relax may do more than cause damage at work or home — it could damage the heart.
Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.
How Your Blood Pressure May Affect Your Future Heart Health
Your blood pressure is more than just a number. In younger adults, it may help determine future heart disease risk.
Healthy Life May Help Heart Health More Than Pills
Before reaching for the medicine cabinet, consider cleaning up your diet — it may save your life.