According to the American Heart Association, excessive salt intake led to nearly 2.3 million heart-related deaths worldwide in 2010
Two new studies add to the confusion over the health effects of marijuana.
Clots can be a complication of concussions, but other factors can increase risk of poor blood flow
Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, and the lifetime risk among healthy Americans remains dangerously high.
A daily multivitamin doesn’t protect against heart attack, stroke or heart-related death, according to a new large-scale study among men
Everyone is eating too much salt, says the American Heart Association
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.
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
A new study confirms that shift workers — people who work late nights, irregular hours or mixed night-and-day schedules — are at higher risk of heart attack and stroke
Adults who routinely get less than six hours of shut-eye a night are four times more likely to suffer a stroke, compared with people getting seven or eight hours, according to a study recently presented at the SLEEP 2012 …
A Swedish research team seeking a reliable way to determine who is most at risk of dying after stroke discovers that a simple drawing test may be a good predictor.