Avoid Stroke By Practicing 5 Healthy BehaviorsHarvard researchers have found that middle-aged people who practice five healthy behaviors lower their stroke risk by about 80%.
Deadline AppIf you're curious when your last day might be, there's the Deadline app.
Getting Along With People Is Good For Your HealthA new report out of Oregon found that getting along with others is good for your health in both the short run and the long term.
Preventive Measures Against Heart Disease And Strokes Are WorkingA recent study found that major advances over the past decade in the treatment and prevention of heart disease and stroke appear to be paying off.
Nature Vs. Nurture - It May Not Be One Or The OtherPeople often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.
Benefits Of A Preventative LifestyleFrom a lifestyle standpoint there is now little doubt that exercise, a well-balanced diet and stress reduction can play a protective role as we age.
Using Fear Tactics To Promote Healthy ChoicesFear tactics have been used many times over the years but is it a good thing to use these tactics to influence medical care?
Every Body Walk AppThe smartphone as a pedometer isn't exactly new, but if you're looking for a simple, visually appealing way to keep track of your journeys, Every Body Walk does the trick.
Health Benefits To Owning A DogThe American Heart Association reviewed more than 30 studies exploring the health benefits of pet ownership. Dog owners were 54% more likely to obtain the recommended level of physical activity than non-owners.
Sitting May Increase Heart Attack Risk For WomenDo you sit most of the day? It is probably not a good idea. You need to get up and around.
Depression May Increase Risk FactorsPatients with depression symptoms were 50% more likely to experience a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, or a mini stroke.
The Value Of An Annual PhysicalJust how important is it to get an annual physical examination?