Prevention is Essential

Fatal First-Time Heart Attacks More Common in Blacks

7/11/2017

Black adults are more likely than whites to die of a first heart attack, a new analysis suggests. More >

Lowers Heart's Pumping Capacity

Anabolic Steroids May Take a Toll on the Heart

5/24/2017

Long-term use of muscle-building anabolic steroids may take a toll on the heart, researchers say. More >

'Alarming Threat to Global Health'

Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide

5/19/2017

Roughly a third of all deaths around the world are the result of heart disease and stroke, making cardiovascular disease the number one killer globally, new research finds. More >

Know the Warning Signs

1 in 3 Americans May Have Had Warning Stroke Without Knowing It

5/3/2017

Is it possible to have a small stroke and not even realize it? More >

Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate

4/13/2017

Could the contents of your cupcake affect your heart attack risk? More >

Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack

4/13/2017

Maybe this will be the news that finally jolts you off the couch and into an exercise program. More >

Be Aware of Risk Factors

More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study

4/12/2017

Strokes are typically associated with the elderly, but new research suggests that strokes are increasingly happening to Americans under 65. More >

Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts?

Chronic Wakefulness Could Harm the Heart

4/5/2017

More worrisome news for people who toss and turn all night: Insomnia appears to be linked to a heightened risk for heart attack or stroke, a research review from China suggests. More >

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People

3/10/2017

Overweight and obese people tend to develop heart disease at an earlier age, living with chronic illness for much longer than those of a healthy weight, a new study shows. More >

Women Most at Risk

Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings

2/28/2017

People with mild heart disease are more likely to say they have poorer health, anxiety and a negative outlook than people in the general population, a new study suggests. More >