If you care about your risk for heart disease and stroke, you should understand cholesterol’s role in heart health. How does one go about setting goals to keep their cholesterol levels from putting them at risk?
Half of America’s 3.8 billion annual prescriptions are used incorrectly or never filled. Pharmacist Heather Free explains how to get a medication education.
Ruth Mercado didn’t feel her doctor was taking her symptoms seriously. Because she works for the American Heart Association, she knew she needed to find a new doctor – thank goodness she did.
Improving health is part of the prescription for anyone with cardiac issues. Understanding how to set reasonable goals — and achieving them — can lead to living longer and a better quality of life.
A new generation of tobacco products threatens to addict a new generation of users to nicotine, a report warns.
A new study shows people with mild heart defects have an increased risk of cardiovascular problems later in life.
Spending your golden years in a place with lots of trees and other greenery can be visually pleasing – and it also might be good for your heart, according to a new study.
The benefits of the cholesterol-lowering medicine called statins far outweigh any risk of side effects, according to an analysis of decades of scientific research.
The egg is standard breakfast fare, but is it healthy?
Night-to-night changes in when people get to sleep and how long they sleep could impact cardiovascular risk, according to a new study.