The Fastest Way To A Healthier HeartRisk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol and family history but cigarette smoking is the major lifestyle intervention that can damage the heart.
Metabolic Syndrome Indicates RiskMetabolic syndrome signals someone is at greater risk for heart disease and other problems. Get checked.
Gruesome Images On Cigarettes Discourage SmokingThere is a new study that is definitely going to get a great deal of attention and it is certainly controversial. The report finds that gruesome images on cigarettes actually discourage smoking.
Another Reason To Quit SmokingAccording to a Japanese study of 68,000 men and women, those who quit before age 35 had the same risks of future problems as those who never smoked.
Light Smoking Dramatically Increases Risk of Lung CancerAccording to a new study, smoking fewer than five cigarettes a day, commonly known as light smoking, triples the risk of dying of heart disease or lung cancer in men. In women the increased risk of lung cancer was five times greater.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseThere are four stages of COPD from mild to severe and as the symptoms worsen the amount of coughing and production of phlegm or mucus increases.
Exercise Caution In Polluted AirAir pollution is now considered a risk factor for heart attacks, based on dozens of studies. The quality of the air we breathe plays a role in both the short term and the long run.