On a frigid morning in April 2016, he stood in the parking lot of the cardiac rehab center, looking at the front entrance about 100 feet away. It looked like an impossible distance.
Had just one thing not gone as it did, this sudden cardiac arrest survivor might not have lived to tell this story.
“I realized what your children wanted from you is what my kids want from me – a healthy father who will be around to share in their family’s lives,” writes Tony Westbrooks after receiving the same diagnosis his late father had.
A transplant recipient writes a letter reflecting on her complex relationship with, and deep appreciation for the heart she’s saying goodbye to.
There’s plenty of evidence showing that eating right, exercising and other good habits make for a healthy heart. Those behaviors help keep our brains sharper, too, two studies show.
People with high blood pressure who get on the information highway can avoid roadblocks in their cardiovascular health, according to research.
High-protein diets are everywhere, but not all protein is created equal.
Our bodies crave water. There’s no way to live without it. But just how much do we need every day to stay healthy?
When it comes to physical activity, experts say more movement is great – but more movement with greater intensity is best. Google Fit now knows the difference.
Men under 50 years old who smoke are 88 percent more likely to have a stroke than men who never smoked — and the number of cigarettes a day can move that risk up or down, according to new research.