A recent study shows that moderate physical activity (including walking and doing housework) two or three times per week may be best for cardiovascular health.
Little has been known about the long-term effects of running on mortality. Researchers at Iowa State University conducted a 15-year study of more than 55,000 adults and found that runners had a 45 percent lower risk of death from heart disease and stroke. Here's why.
Results from a recent study might just make you put down that soda for good. They confirm what doctors have been saying for years: Too much sugar is a bad thing for your health, especially your heart.
Research shows we must do more than exercise 30 minutes a day, five days a week to counteract the negative impact of sitting all day.
Results of recent studies reinforce the current scientific wisdom that eating large amounts of red meat is bad for your cardiovascular health. But don't throw out your steak knives just yet.
A big belly may lead to serious health problems. People with excessive belly fat are at greater risk of heart disease and cancer than those who carry fat in other areas of their body, says a new study.
Did you know it's National Wear Red Day today? Celebrate the day by learning more about gender-specific warning signs and symptoms of heart attacks and cardiovascular disease.
The number one killer of women over the age of 25 is cardiovascular disease in the U.S. Learn more and chat with others about this dangerous condition during a live webchat Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at noon (ET).
Healthier food, more education are key to combating obesity. Learn about the causes for the growing obesity epidemic.
The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Heart Attacks, by Curtis Rimmerman, MD, is the essential guide on preventing or coping with a heart attack. Talk with the author during a live webchat Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at noon (ET).