Friendships are protective, your health during pregnancy matters, and other surprising truths.
Researchers looked at the eating habits of 407 people.
More than 1 billion people globally are living with high blood pressure
Researchers say having high HDL does not protect against heart disease.
Calcium Supplements May Damage the Heart, But Calcium-Rich Foods Seem to Protect It
If you need to lose a few pounds, don't focus on reaching your ideal weight.
Salt taste sensitivity declines with dietary changes in patients with acute decompensated HF.
Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says.
How would you rate your exercise habits?
This study provides some food for thought.
Heart Disease Down Among Over under-40 Americans
FDA sets goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke.
Could a Low-Salt Diet Hurt Your Health?
People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss.
Common, over-the-counter drugs may be harming seniors' brains: study
A recent study published found that people who work 55 hours or more per week could be in trouble.
Is Dietary Sodium Really Harmful? A Complex Debate Heats Up.
Taste receptors recognize free glutamate as umami, that elusive "fifth taste".
Everybody experiences stress from time to time. Stress raises your cholesterol level and your risk for heart disease.
It's likely that your kids will adopt at least some of your bad habits, endangering their hearts.
Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds
Preventing calcium buildup might thwart mental decline in your 80s and beyond, study finds.
This moves us closer to developing strategies to reduce the amount of salt in our food while still retaining the salty taste that people enjoy.
In a recent study, heart failure patients who stuck with a low-sodium diet were more likely to require hospitalization.
What's interesting is that high blood pressure is almost entirely preventable by making better food choices.
The FDA is currently working on a plan to ask food manufacturers to lower sodium levels in foods voluntarily.
Do you know where sodium is hiding in the foods you eat? Check out these tips.
Researchers have found that too little sodium or too much sodium increased the risk of death and health-related complications
If you're serious about giving your diet a heart-healthy makeover, follow these new guidelines from the AHA.
Researchers believe the age-old advice to follow a low-fat diet has finally been disproved.
Experts are divided over whether daily aspirin for healthy people is a good thing.
Physical activity and lifestyle choices can improve your health
Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account.
Here are the worst habits for your heart, and how to avoid them
Milk intake is not linked to increased cardiovascular risk, says study.
Avoid trans fats to keep your heart healthy
How this chronic form of stress can lead to heart disease.
Case report adds new evidence.
Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?
There's a heart health test, and it doesn't require a blood sample or medical equipment.
Study found exposure to air pollution was linked to poorer blood sugar, cholesterol measures.
There's something you can do to control your risk, in addition to healthy lifestyle habits. Want to know what it is?
Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study
Replacing butter with vegetable oils does not cut heart disease risk
Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed.
Food-as-Protection and the Fight Against Hypertension
Ideal cardiovascular health measures meant less decline in brain processing speed.
Traditional Chinese exercises might reduce depression, improve quality of life for heart patients.
What to do if you or someone else may be having a heart attack.
Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit
The once-maligned egg may not be a heartbreaker after all, new research suggests.
Increasing levels of specific hormones found in the gut may help people change their eating habits.
Eating less sodium is a good idea for most people. So what can you do about it?
When you're trying to keep your salt or sodium intake under control, you have to face the facts that highly-processed packaged foods are high in sodium.
Fortunately, adopting healthier eating habits can have a significant impact on your health and risk for heart disease.
Carrots aren't the only foods that can protect your vision. In fact, sweet potatoes and leafy, green spinach actually contain more vitamin A than carrots.