Some experts are suggesting that increased waist circumference should be added to heart risk assessment tools, like cigarette smoking and high cholesterol.
Those with better cardio-respiratory performance had a 50% reduction in risk of dying over those who had poor cardiac performance.
Could the bacteria in your mouth be associated with heart risk?
A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.
Older couples in bad marriages have a higher risk for heart disease than those in good marriages, according to a first-of-its-kind study funded by the National Institute of Aging.
We all know that many Americans go hungry every day and hunger can lead people to buy more inexpensive foods they know are not good for their health.
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.
Most of us were told that you had to run long distances to get that health edge. Not true.
Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.
A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.
It’s not too surprising you should have a correlation between bad relationships and heart problems.
Daily long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.
If you want to lower your lipids through the diet the number one thing you can do is reduce your intake of saturated fats or trans fats.
The rhythm of the heart or the rate the heart beats can be altered by disease, medication and other issues. Don’t ignore irregularities.
Kate Bilo talks with Dr. Paul Mather about Jefferson Hospital’s 6th Annual Heart Health Day.