By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 11/30/2013 - 11:06
Exercise is important, but staying active during the rest of the day has equal weight in determining your risk for cardiovascular problems.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 13:27
Almost half of the U.S. population is living with at least one chronic disease, such as heart disease or cancer, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 18:02
A small study found that drinking coffee could improve blood circulation and heart function.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 19:16
People who walk or bike in India have lower rates of obesity along with fewer risks for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
By Christie Rizk | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 12:27
A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:00
In a new study, researchers describe how a protein called GDF-11 rejuvenated the hearts of old mice.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 01/23/2013 - 09:19
Playwright and poet William Congreve once said that "music has charms to soothe a savage beast".
By Makini Brice | Tue, 01/15/2013 - 14:02
High blood pressure is caused by a variety of problems: poor nutrition, smoking and stress, just for starters.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 16:55
A study has found that stress can elevate your risk of a heart attack by 27 percent - the equivalent of smoking five cigarettes each day.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 12/14/2012 - 17:37
Research says regaining even some of the weight after losing weight can put women put at increased risk for diabetes and heart disease.