| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:40 AM
February is National Heart month, Why the need for focus on cardiovascular health? According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, "Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure − is the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:16 PM
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death worldwide, claiming more than 17 million lives annually.
That number is expected to rise to more than 23 million by 2030, according to "Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics — 2015 Update: A Report From...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:37 PM
Just one life.
That's what keeps Meghan Hill driven to organize a massive Young Hearts for Life volunteer effort every other year to test all West Aurora High School students for potentially fatal heart-related maladies.
If she can save at least one...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A man whose body was found along the Edens spur ramp in Northbrook and tentatively identified as a missing Glencoe man died from heart disease and cold exposure, authorities determined Sunday.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:29 PM
Aspirin is a popular drug for people who’ve never had a heart attack or stroke and would like to keep it that way. But for more than one in 10 people who do so, aspirin could do more harm than good, a new study suggests.
Among 68,808 patients...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:21 AM
When President Lyndon Johnson declared February as American Heart Month 51 years ago, cardiovascular disease was responsible for more than half of all deaths in the country. With improved medical technology and more knowledge of risk factors, the death...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:11 PM
In Tarahumara natives of Mexico and the highlanders of Papua New Guinea, coronary heart disease is rare. Some call them superhumans, but it makes perfect sense to Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn of the Wellness Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.
| Jan 26, 2015
| 12:40 PM
February is National Heart Month, starting off withNational Wear Red Dayon Friday Feb.6. The Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Program invites you to wear your favorite red outfit to raise awareness about heart disease in women. "Women can do anything men...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:56 AM
Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.
Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
| Jul 18, 2013
The incidence of diabetes almost doubled in Virginia between 1995 and 2007. During that same time, Virginia's population increased by just 16 percent, according to the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control of the state's Department of Health....
| Dec 28, 2010
| 4:14 PM
NORFOLK — Chew on this while you indulge in holiday treats: Researchers have identified an enzyme in excess belly fat that might lead to diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Eastern Virginia Medical School researchers, with the help of two surgeons...