We have more power over our health than any other generation in history. Learn how causes of death have changed over the past 100 years.
We all want to be heart-healthy, and ensuring healthy levels of cholesterol is the first step. Get pointers on nutrition and exercise.
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.
Uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in almost every major disease. Find out why researchers spend so much time understanding it — and what you can do to prevent it now.
You are an essential part of your cardiac care team. There are six essential steps to getting up to speed that will help you learn how to be your best advocate.
Confused about which oils are heart-healthy and which aren’t? Keep this primer from our registered dietitian as a ready reference.
Anyone with high blood pressure should aim for a low-salt diet, but a heart doctor says healthy people don't have to worry as much about salt.
New studies show links between small particulate matter in air pollution and atrial fibrillation and blood clots in the lungs. Learn more.
Exercise is good for you, but some extreme athletes can push past healthy limits. A recent study shows some athletes have higher rates of heart problems than people who exercise more moderately.