To feel good as you get older, it’s important to be knowledgeable about the risks that naturally rise with age. You also need to be willing to embrace preventive, healthy habits. Find tips specifically geared toward men.
Kids need protein for healthy growth, but most get plenty in their regular diets. Protein supplements are popular, especially for athletes. Learn why children shouldn’t use them.
Lack of knowledge about the risks of these vitamins and supplements can lead to potential and unforeseen problems.
Vitamin D is well-known for its role in prevention and treatment of bone health issues; A new study looks at whether taking a high-dose vitamin D supplement could help prevent heart disease as well.
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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 supplements and statins.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued an updated set of recommendations for people who have had a heart attack or who suffer from heart failure. But I disagree with the AHA’s updated recommendation. Here’s why.
Many people think that taking vitamins and other supplements can support their heart health, but the opposite may be true. None have been proven to help, and some could even be dangerous.
Yes, we are a species that uses substances to improve our quality of life. Often, we have evidence to back up the claims of what these substances will do.
One in five men and one in four women in the United States are estimated to have chronic kidney disease, and most people who have it don’t know it. Find out how you can protect your kidney function.
We’ve all heard of the purported health benefits of probiotics, but what exactly is it that is supposed to make these healthy little microbes good for you?