You know that exercise and a good diet can keep your heart healthy. But what else can you do to keep your ticker going strong? Here are five key things you need to do every day to help your heart work most efficiently.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) can be deadly, but if they are caught early, they can be treated and the risk eliminated. The key is to get routine ultrasound screening as appropriate based on your age and risk.
It’s a sad fact that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD, have trouble doing what connects us to life – they can’t easily breathe. Find four common myths about this condition, as well as tips to cope.
About half the deaths from heart and vascular disease in the U.S. could be prevented, says a recent study. All it takes is eliminating five preventable risk factors. Learn how to protect yourself.
Even if you’ve been a lifelong smoker, it is never too late to quit. In this infographic, our experts explain how your lungs – and the rest of your body – begin recovering, less than half an hour after you quit.
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.
In addition to damaging your lungs, tobacco use is a significant contributor to pain throughout the body. Find out if smoking is hurting you more than you know.
How old is too old for a joint replacement? Patients are often surprised to learn that there is no absolute age limit on who can safely undergo this procedure. However, there are other factors to consider.
If you have MS and smoke, there’s now more reason than ever to quit. New research shows continued smoking after an initial multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis appears to speed up the disease and lead to greater disability faster. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is thought to be an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly … Read More
Teens who use electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, may be more likely to start smoking tobacco, a new study says.