For Heart Attack Survival, Age Makes a Difference
Your age may affect your chance of survival in the hospital after a heart attack, a new study found.
All Types of Exercise Tied to Benefits
Household chores, washing the dog, taking the stairs and all other kinds of physical activity may reduce your risk of death, according to a new study.
A Roadblock in Stroke Prevention
After 40 years, the United States is seeing stalled progress in preventing stroke deaths, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Obesity: Still a Big Problem in the US
Obesity continues to be a significant health concern across the United States, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Blood Pressure Control: The Impact of Starting Early
Young adults may have a knowledge gap when it comes to blood pressure control, according to a new study.
The Benefits of Intensive Blood Pressure Control
Two new studies are arguing that more intensive blood pressure control could prevent heart disease in high-risk patients, as well as improve their quality of life.
When Heart Disease Meets Depression
Patients with coronary artery disease may face a raised risk of dying if they're also diagnosed with depression, according to a new study.
As Strokes Decline, Men May See the Benefits
As the overall rate of strokes in the United States has decreased, men have seen the largest health benefit, according to a new study.
Various lifestyle changes and health interventions might theoretically prevent up to a third of dementia cases, according to a new report.
A Missed Opportunity After a Heart Attack
Many heart attack survivors may be missing out on an opportunity to quit smoking after they leave the hospital, a new study found.