A 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.
People often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.
From 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.
Fear tactics have been used many times over the years but is it a good thing to use these tactics to influence medical care?
The 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.
The 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.
Do you sit most of the day? It is probably not a good idea. You need to get up and around.
Patients with depression symptoms were 50% more likely to experience a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, or a mini stroke.
Just how important is it to get an annual physical examination?
The best treatment for stress might be to simplify your life. Spend more time with family, eating well and exercising – and less time worrying about making more money to buy more things.
Reducing stress is believed to have multiple health benefits.