When it comes to your heart health, studies show that the amount of caffeine in a few cups of coffee a day typically isn’t harmful. However, the risk of energy drinks isn’t one worth taking. Here’s why.
Heart Healthy Living
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Whether you hit the gym, or simply walk the neighborhood or shopping mall, you just need to move at a moderate pace for at least 30 minutes a day/5 days a week for real health benefits, experts say.
This healthy whole grain is subtly spicy and delicious served with fish or chicken
Kale and spinach — both “super veggies” — are packed with nutrients. Find out whether spinach or kale is better for your heart. Our dietitians also offer pointers on how to work leafy greens into your diet.
Is sex good for your heart? Get answers to this — and other questions heart patients are afraid to ask — from one of the nation's top cardiologists.
It’s no secret that exercise is a key factor in preventing and treating heart issues. The key to success isn’t as complicated as it might seem: You just need to find an activity that you love, and keep doing it. Here’s how.
Keeping your waistline is about more than vanity. It's important for heart health. To cut your risk of heart disease, keep your BMI (body mass index) at 27. This is an estimate of body fat based on your weight and height.
A major new study links testosterone replacement therapy to increased risks of heart attack, stroke or death. Why this should be a warning to both patients and doctors.
Baby boomers need to make smart choices about diet and lifestyle and monitor key indicators to stay heart healthy. Younger people need to pay attention, too, because health risks accrue over time.
Chronic high blood pressure is a killer, but you have more power than you might think to control it. Diet plays a major role in regulating hypertension and what you eat can determine how low it can go.