New research finds that elevated blood pressure in the late teens helps predict the chances of heart disease later on.
The exercise you do as an adolescent may actually reduce your heart attack risk in the future, unless you become obese.
Bitter cold, snow and ice mean an increase in car crashes, falls, back injuries and occasionally heart attack from shoveling.
Stress is not necessarily a bad thing but how you respond to stress may be as bad for your heart as smoking.
A new report finds that adding an extra 2,000 steps to your day may lower your risk for heart attack and stroke by 8%.
The Emergency First Aid and Treatment Guide app has easy to follow instructions on what to do for dozens of emergencies, ranging from burns and bites to CPR.
Despite numerous studies stating the contrary, there are still many women who think it is next to impossible for them to suffer a heart attack.
Patients who suffer heart damage from a heart attack can have problems such as heart failure years later. Researchers want to prevent that outcome.
Risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol and family history but cigarette smoking is the major lifestyle intervention that can damage the heart.
Curt Schilling was honored last week by the Phillies and inducted into the team’s Wall Of Fame. As it turns out, he was lucky to be anywhere at all last week.
Each year that a person is obese increases their risk of developing coronary artery disease – often a silent killer.
According to a new study, although progress has been made in improving the health of Americans, our country still lags behind advances in other wealthy nations.
Researchers have found that sufficient sleep is linked to more than a 20% reduction in cardiovascular disease and almost a 50% reduction in fatal cardiovascular disease.
A private viewing for James Gandolfini is underway in a small northern New Jersey town near where he grew up.
Survivors of the battlefield aren’t the only ones at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.