BMI isn’t the only number to consider when calculating how your weight impacts your risk of heart disease. Learn why waist size matters — and how best to measure it.
A family history of coronary artery disease can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. But there are steps you can take to lower your risk.
A new study found a two- to three-fold increase in levels of TMAO, a compound associated with heart disease and stroke risk, in people who ate a high-red meat diet, compared to those who got their protein from white meat or plant-based foods.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about whether fish oil and vitamin D are good for reducing your risk of heart disease and cancer.
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Many of us likely don’t pay attention to how fast we walk, but a recent study suggests that our walking speed might be tied to our risk for developing heart disease.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about family history and heart disease.
Heart disease is largely preventable, and we’ve known about the risk factors for decades. The good news is that every one of us can do something to lower our risk factors
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. But a recent study shows that many women are unaware of this fact — and worse — they don’t see cardiovascular disease as a top health concern.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about cardiovascular disease.
You may think that your heart is as old as you are, but it’s possible that your heart is aging faster than your chronological age.