New BP Guidelines

Definition of High Blood Pressure Drops

11/14/2017

Nearly half of all adult Americans will be considered to have high blood pressure under new guidelines issued Monday by the nation's top heart health organizations. More >

Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts!

11/14/2017

Avoiding heart disease may be a nutty idea. More >

Blood Thinners May Also Protect Brains of A-Fib Patients

10/31/2017

Blood thinners may pull double duty for people with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation: New research suggests they help prevent dementia as well as stroke. More >

Cardiac, Blood Sugar Benefits

Could Skipping Breakfast Feed Heart Disease?

10/3/2017

Middle-aged adults who routinely skip breakfast are more likely to have clogged heart arteries than those who enjoy a big morning meal, a new study finds. More >

Stopping Aspirin Tied to Quick Rise in Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

9/26/2017

People who stop following their doctor's advice to take a daily aspirin may see their risk of heart attack and stroke quickly rise, a new study suggests. More >

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 >