heart health

Heart Disease Is Way Down In the U.S.

Heart Disease Is Way Down In the U.S.

Coronary heart disease has dropped by about 20%
The Healthiest Things Every 45-Year-Old Should Do

The Healthiest Things Every 45-Year-Old Should Do

For heart health, a little prevention can translate into a healthier lifespan
The New Bottom Line on Your Daily Aspirin

The New Bottom Line on Your Daily Aspirin

Experts are divided over whether daily aspirin for healthy people is a good thing; the latest study attempts to clarify the confusion
Here’s What Losing Sleep Does to Your Heart

Here’s What Losing Sleep Does to Your Heart

Blood pressure, heart rate and stress-related hormones go up
Why Blood Pressure Is Rising Worldwide

Why Blood Pressure Is Rising Worldwide

The problem of elevated blood pressure has serious consequences
Why Blood Pressure Is Rising Worldwide

Why Blood Pressure Is Rising Worldwide

The problem of elevated blood pressure has serious consequences
Common Pain Meds Are Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Problems

Common Pain Meds Are Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Problems

Ibuprofen and other common painkillers are linked to an increased risk of cardiac arrest, according to a new Danish study published in the European Heart Journal—Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy. The
AliveCor Raises $30M for Its FDA-Cleared Mobile Heart Monitor

AliveCor Raises $30M for Its FDA-Cleared Mobile Heart Monitor

And a new platform will allow doctors to monitor patient heart health.
AliveCor Raises $30M for Its FDA-Cleared Mobile Heart Monitor

AliveCor Raises $30M for Its FDA-Cleared Mobile Heart Monitor

And a new platform will allow doctors to monitor patient heart health.
America’s Heart Health Divide Is Linked to How Much Money You Make

America’s Heart Health Divide Is Linked to How Much Money You Make

Poor Americans haven't made the same gains in cardiac health the rich have.
How Breastfeeding Lowers a Mom’s Risk of Heart Disease

How Breastfeeding Lowers a Mom’s Risk of Heart Disease

A strong body of evidence supports the benefits of breastfeeding both for baby and mom. Breast milk gives babies a starter population of bacteria- and virus-fighting cells from their mothers, and
How Breastfeeding Lowers a Mom’s Risk of Heart Disease

How Breastfeeding Lowers a Mom’s Risk of Heart Disease

A strong body of evidence supports the benefits of breastfeeding both for baby and mom. Breast milk gives babies a starter population of bacteria- and virus-fighting cells from their mothers, and
How Late Nights at the Office Can Harm Your Heart

How Late Nights at the Office Can Harm Your Heart

It’s no secret that working long hours can take a toll on employees’ moods, stress levels, and even their waistlines. Now, a new study suggests a hidden heart danger, as well: People who put in more
How Late Nights at the Office Can Harm Your Heart

How Late Nights at the Office Can Harm Your Heart

It’s no secret that working long hours can take a toll on employees’ moods, stress levels, and even their waistlines. Now, a new study suggests a hidden heart danger, as well: People who put in more
Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

People who take good care of their hearts in their twenties have better brain health by the time they reach middle age, according to a new study. In the report, published in the journal Neurology, the
Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

People who take good care of their hearts in their twenties have better brain health by the time they reach middle age, according to a new study. In the report, published in the journal Neurology, the
Exclusive: Woman Can Move Again After a Breakthrough Stroke Treatment

Exclusive: Woman Can Move Again After a Breakthrough Stroke Treatment

The first person to receive deep brain stimulation (DBS) for stroke recovery is performing far better than her doctors anticipated. Two years ago, Judy Slater, a 59 year old in Pulaski, Pennsylvania,
Exclusive: Woman Can Move Again After a Breakthrough Stroke Treatment

Exclusive: Woman Can Move Again After a Breakthrough Stroke Treatment

The first person to receive deep brain stimulation (DBS) for stroke recovery is performing far better than her doctors anticipated. Two years ago, Judy Slater, a 59 year old in Pulaski, Pennsylvania,
7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body. A new scientific advisory from the American Heart Association and American