Can’t seem to lose weight, no matter how hard you try? Don’t think you’re cursed with a slow metabolism. You’ve got more power than you think. The key is to master your mitochondria.
Most people associate cigarette smoking with breathing problems and lung cancer. But smoking also is strongly linked to cardiovascular disease – and the habit can drastically shorten your life.
Some risk factors for heart disease — such as advancing age, or a family history — are beyond your control. Others are completely up to you. Managing these controllable risk factors can go a long way toward reducing your risk of developing heart disease.
Your heart. You probably don’t think about it often, yet it continues to pump with its faithful, steady beat — carrying blood to all your organs. Find fun, amazing facts about your own ticker.
If you’re thinking about cutting back on the amount of salt you eat, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
Salt is portrayed as the villain in many stories in the media that tout healthy eating habits. But not everyone needs to worry about restricting their salt intake.
There has been a lot of talk about an association between oral and cardiac health, but is there really a direct link? Here’s what we know.
New research questions the advice to cut back on eating animal-derived saturated fats to reduce artery-clogging cholesterol.
Hormones play a protective role when it comes to heart health for women. Learn more about why your heart needs more TLC after menopause.
The feeling of having butterflies in your chest has a medical name: atrial fibrillation, or a-fib for short. A cardiologist talks about this common condition, its complications and when to seek treatment.