The problem with atrial fibrillation is that an irregular heartbeat can lead to a situation where clots can damage the brain and result in stroke.
The estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.
One of the most widely prescribed and effective drugs in the war against heart disease is about to become even more popular, because of new recommendations by the nation’s cardiologists.
A patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.
Traveling can be fun but it is not without risk, especially for those with diabetes, the elderly or others who may have an underlying health concern.
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.
I don’t know if you have noticed but there is a new battle going on at fast food restaurants. It is a desire to make them healthier with their food choices.
According to new research, the adverse health effects of prolonged sitting are widespread – regardless of race, sex, socioeconomic status, medical history, diet and physical activity.
Risk 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 signals someone is at greater risk for heart disease and other problems. Get checked.
A new report has found that women who take aspirin every other day have a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have successfully made functional blood vessels from human stem cells in mouse models.
A study out of Columbia University found those who followed the Mediterranean diet had a 68% reduction in developing Alzheimer’s.
We worry about our health, despite the fact it is bad for our health. But worry is not always bad, if it motivates us to improve.
Heart disease can be a silent killer. Often you don’t know you’re at risk until it is too late. Now there’s a new non-invasive heart attack predictor.