High blood pressure may lead to brain injury and to premature brain aging, even among people with only slightly elevated readings.
You can’t smoke in most restaurants and malls, and those laws may be responsible for saving thousands of lives.
What you eat can lower the risk of diabetes. But which foods have the strongest effect?
When it comes to lowering cholesterol, Americans seem to be getting the message.
Playing video games isn’t exactly demanding on the body, but some newer versions may get children moving enough to keep them healthy.
Researchers say unhealthy diets and lack of exercise aren’t the only culprits in obesity. BPA may share some of the blame.
Eating too much sodium can contribute to high blood pressure in adults. Is a salty diet as dangerous for kids?
Thank God it’s Friday. A recent review of 13 studies by a group of European researchers links high work stress with an increase in heart attack risk.
If you want to protect your heart, stick to exercise and a healthy diet, and pass on the fish oil pills, says a new study.
People who have survived a heart attack may want to reconsider taking painkillers known as NSAIDs, says a recent study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Researchers report on a new revelation about the human genome: it’s full of active, functioning DNA, and it’s a lot more complex than we ever thought
Nearly 1 in 3 Americans suffers from high blood pressure and more than half don’t have it under control, says a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer