Even if you’ve been a lifelong smoker, it’s never too late to quit. A pulmonologist explains how your lungs — and the rest of your body — begin recovering less than half an hour after you quit.
Heart attacks are on the upswing among younger people. The reason? Experts say it’s primarily due to sedentary lifestyles and poor diets. And unless something changes, the number will only continue to increase.
Most people know about common risk factors for heart attack, but there are other risk factors or conditions that put certain people at risk. Learn about some lesser-known risk factors and who is likely to be affected.