How low is too low? That’s what physicians are debating after new advice for treating hypertension was issued in December.
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.
Thanks to public-health messages, everyone pretty much knows that breast-feeding is beneficial for baby. But it’s also really good for mom, and now a new study quantifies just how good.
A brisk walk may be just as good as a run for keeping the the heart healthy.
According to the American Heart Association, excessive salt intake led to nearly 2.3 million heart-related deaths worldwide in 2010
If you’re at high risk of having a heart attack, changing your diet can significantly lower your chances of heart disease. But how much can fruits and vegetables help someone who already has heart trouble?
Most doctors say meditation can’t hurt you, but now there’s reassuring evidence that it may help you as well when it comes to warding off disease.
Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, and the lifetime risk among healthy Americans remains dangerously high.
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.
Eating too much sodium can contribute to high blood pressure in adults. Is a salty diet as dangerous for kids?