Health News

How Alcohol Affects Your Heart
Alcohol abuse may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
Younger Smokers May Face Greater Risk
Smoking is dangerous for people of all ages, but younger people who smoke may face higher health risks, a new study found.
High Blood Pressure and Your Brain
Your blood pressure and your brain health may be connected, according to a new scientific statement.
Blood Pressure Medications and Mental Health
What do blood pressure medications have to do with mood disorders? According to new research, there may be a link.
Mental Stress and Your Heart
For younger women with heart disease, mental stress could have a big effect on their health, a new study found.
From Sleep Issues to Heart Issues
Shift-workers may face an increased risk of heart problems, a new study found.
PTSD May Put the Heart in Peril
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may reduce the ability of blood vessels to fully dilate, which may raise heart attack and stroke risk, a new study found.
SSRIs and Your Ticker
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were not tied to heart problems in a recent study published in The BMJ .
Another Reason to Sleep Well and Exercise
There's now even more evidence to help back up the touted health benefits of sleep and exercise.
How 'No Smoking' Signs Help Your Health
For nonsmokers, "No Smoking" signs may fade into the background. But those little signs might make a big difference in their health.