Researchers have long been telling us that a heart-healthy diet can benefit children as well as adults. A new study shows that these health gains could occur as quickly as in a month.
Men who had up to seven alcoholic drinks per week had a 20 percent lower risk of heart failure, compared with those who didn’t drink, reports one study. But many questions remain.
Getting enough sleep is just as important as diet and exercise. A new study shows the amount of shut-eye you get may impact stroke risk.
Beans give your body soluble fiber, which plays an important role in controlling blood cholesterol levels. The fiber can also help you feel full, which in turn, can help you lose weight. Find out how much you should eat each week.
For decades, we've been told that fats in food are unhealthy. New research is prompting medical experts to re-evaluate fat – and it’s not totally taboo. Learn which fats are actually good for you and which you should always avoid.
Statins lower bad cholesterol and heart disease risk, but it takes more than medication to keep your heart healthy. Lifestyle plays a role, too. Here's what you need to know.
While a new study finds no link between salt consumption and risk of death or developing heart disease in healthy older adults, people with certain medical conditions still need to modify their salt intake.
A top Cleveland Clinic doctor names four advances that are likely to change the way your doctor prevents and treats heart disease.
Humanity got a wonderful gift between 1990 and 2013 -- six years of extra life. Those born in 2013 can look forward to a 71st birthday. That’s an enormous leap.