cardiovascular disease

Consumer Alert: Millions May Be Prescribed Wrong Dose of Common Heart Meds

According to a new study, 11 million people may be taking inaccurately prescribed medications for their heart health.

6 Things You Can Do Today for a Stronger Heart

In light of American Heart Month, are you doing all you can to strengthen and protect your ticker?

Yikes! Who Knew This Could Cause Heart Failure, Too?

Long term exposure to air pollution may be linked to heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis.

Want to Reduce Heart Attack Risk by 80%? Just Sleep More

Getting a good night’s sleep can impact more than your mood, it can also greatly reduce your risk of having a fatal heart attack.

The Stinking Rose May Be Your Heart’s Best Friend

Researchers have learned that one botanical confers benefit across a number of different cardiovascular risk factors. We are talking about garlic.

Being Low in Vitamin C May Increase Stroke Risk

Eating foods containing vitamin C has been linked to lower risk of heart disease and stroke. Here are the benefits of loading up on vitamin C.

6 Hidden Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

Research continues to reveal the many health benefits of tart cherry juice.

Too Much TV Linked to 8 Leading Causes of Death

On average, eight out of 10 adults watch 3.5 hours of television each day. This means about half of our leisure time is spent in front of the television instead of healthier activities. Previous studies have reported a relationship between TV viewing and elevated risk of death from cancer and cardiovascular disease. Now a...

The Health Risks of Drinking Diet Soda Are Worse Than We Thought

According to newly published research in the Journal of American Geriatrics, diet soda may directly impact waist size, increase the risk of metabolic syndrome, and thereby increase one's risk of cardiovascular disease.

Can Boosting Omega-3 Intake Really Cut Heart Attack Risk by 65%?

How much fish does it take to save your heart?