By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]
A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.
Millions of Americans take aspirin to treat and prevent heart disease, but new research today from the American College of Cardiology says that could be doing more harm than good.
Dementia is a complex issue and the more we learn, the more we realize the role of healthy living and prevention.
New research indicates heart patients tend to have higher levels of bacteria in their mouths, but of two types in particular.
Research indicates that women experiencing chest pain wait one and a half times longer than men to seek medical help.
Scientists have determined that chocolate, particularly dark chocolate, may help prevent heart disease, but only if it is consumed in moderation.
A new report suggests that women may be underrepresented in one of the largest ongoing observational studies of US heart attack patients.
It’s not too surprising you should have a correlation between bad relationships and heart problems.
For women under 30, the biggest risk factor was smoking, but physical inactivity was the leading risk factor for heart disease in every other age group, from 30 to 80, outweighing even high BMI.
Are we a country that is relying too much on medications to help extend our lives? New guidelines recommend statin drugs for half the adult population.
Those with better education live longer and are more productive.
People often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.
Cardiologist Dr. Thomas Metkus says it’s essential for people to understand what may be happening to them so they know what not to ignore.
A new research study from the University of Chicago shows that loneliness poses a significant health risk for older adults.