The driveway is piling up with snow. You bundle up and get to work, trying to dig it out as fast as you can to get back in the warm house. Find out why doctors advise against shoveling for many of us.
If you're told your arteries are clogging up even after you had a stent placed, (known as restenosis) there are treatments to remedy the problem. Here's what you need to know about causes and remedies.
When it comes to heart disease, there are plenty of factors you can’t control — including aging and your family history. But even if you can’t turn back time, you can get clarity and manage your risk with the help of genetics.
Most parents would love for their children to live a heart-healthy lifestyle by eating a well-balanced diet and exercising. But getting children to buy in often is difficult. The trick may lie in starting these good habits when your children are young.
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.
A recent study says that children younger than age 6 represented more than 40 percent of the emergency calls to poison centers that were related to energy drinks. The effects children included heart arrhythmia and seizures.
Oatmeal can be made many ways, with different fruit and nut toppings. But here's the other beautiful thing about oatmeal. If you eat one and one-half cups of it each day, you can lower your cholesterol by 5 to 8 percent.
Think about all the nice things your spouse or partner does for you. Ever consider that helping you to be healthy is one of them? Marriages – particularly fulfilling ones – can provide you with health in addition to happiness.