Hospitalized for Pneumonia? Watch Out for Your Heart
Heart risks can show up in some surprising places.
Aspirin Can't Replace Healthy Lifestyle
When it comes to heart health, many patients hope for a magic pill to prevent problems. Some thought that magic pill might be aspirin, but aspirin might not do the trick for everyone.
'Father of Modern Gospel' Music Passes On
Andraé Crouch, 72, known as the "father of modern gospel," died Jan. 8 in the Los Angeles area after being hospitalized for a heart attack.
6 Ways to Save Your Heart Health
Pumping iron to stay strong may keep your heart pumping, too. Healthy lifestyle practices may prevent the majority of heart attacks in younger women.
Who Is Protected From Obesity Problems?
Obesity and metabolic problems may not always go hand-in-hand. Some obese people may not develop the metabolic changes that are often tied to obesity.
Frequent Blood Pressure Checks May Trump Doctor Test
Having high blood pressure in a test at the doctor's office may not mean you have it all the time. Monitoring blood pressure outside the doctor's office, however, may lead to more accurate results.
Get Moving for Better Health
Keep on moving — or start, if you haven't already. Even a little exercise may keep your blood pressure and blood sugar at normal levels.
Heart Attack? Did You Talk to Your Doctor About Sex?
After a heart attack, patients are usually ready to get back to their lives — and that includes their sex lives. Most patients, however, do not talk to their doctors about whether it is safe to do so.
Don't 'Bypass' Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery
Having weight loss surgery can improve obese patients' health, but it isn't a fix-all for health problems tied to being obese. Exercise may improve these patients' overall health even more and lower their risk for diabetes.
Even Mild Heart Disease Increased Diabetes Risks
For diabetes patients, heart disease can be a serious concern. Even diabetes patients with mild heart disease may benefit from proper treatment.