Health News

Metabolic Syndrome Rate Stabilizing
A cluster of health problems — collectively known as metabolic syndrome — puts many at possible risk for heart disease and stroke. The good news? Rates for this condition appear to be stabilizing in the US.
Salt Wasn't So Serious for Blood Pressure
Many Americans eat more salt than dietary guidelines recommend. New evidence suggests that salt may not be as serious a threat to one group of patients' blood pressure as once thought.
The Risks of Youth E-Cig Use
Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.
How the Food on Your Plate Might Affect Your Heart
The healthy choices you make at breakfast, lunch and dinner don’t just make you feel better — they could be adding years to your life.
This Vitamin May Not Lower Blood Pressure
Just because people with low vitamin D levels often have high blood pressure doesn't mean that more vitamin D will fix the problem.
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?
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.
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.
8 Healthy Facts About Avocados
Sliced on a sandwich, chopped in salad or mashed into guacamole, the avocado may be one of your best bets for nutrient-packed healthy eating!