One in six Americans have high cholesterol, but one in five can’t take the popular statin medications to keep their levels down.
If you saw someone experiencing a heart attack, would you step in to perform CPR?
Doctors have sped up how quickly they treat heart attack patients, but it’s not saving more lives.
Now there’s a number for how effective lifestyle changes can be in protecting the heart and preventing deaths from heart attack and stroke.
Former President George W. Bush was hospitalized on Tuesday to treat a blocked artery in his heart.
In the south, it’s available year-round, but for the rest of us, summer is a great time to take advantage of fresh okra. While it looks like a ridged pepper, okra belongs to the same family as hibiscus and cotton, and likely came …
For more than a decade, doctors have cautioned women about the risks associated with hormone-replacement therapy. But those warnings may have put one group of women at increased risk of dying early, according to the latest study.
Diabetes, obesity and elevated blood pressure typically emerge in middle-age, but more young children are showing signs of chronic conditions that may take a toll on their health.
When choir members sing together, it’s not just their voices that join in harmony.
Statins lower cholesterol, reduce inflammation and may be responsible for saving thousands of lives. Should everyone be taking the wonder drug?
They’re best known as carriers of nasty infections such as West Nile Virus, but it turns out that the blood-sucking insects may also possess something that could protect us from heart disease — or at least their spit does.
James Gandolfini’s death is a reminder that everyone is vulnerable to heart disease