| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:47 AM
Women between the ages of 30 and 55 tend to ignore early heart attack symptoms, which may be part of the reason more young women die from heart attacks than young men, according to new research by Yale School of Public Health.
Many women delay seeking...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Nutritionists are continually spouting the benefits of foods like tomatoes, avocados and fish, but overdoing it on these healthy foods actually can be harmful.
"Even nutritious food can be too much of a good thing if you eat it in too large a quantity...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 3:56 PM
For some, heart disease rears its ugly head with sudden, disabling pain.
For others, it is hidden, building slowly, often causing a person to ignore the symptoms or dismiss them as something less serious like heartburn or general fatigue.
| Apr 1, 2015
| 12:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 37-year-old man and have no health problems, but both of my parents have heart disease. My dad had his first heart attack at age 50. Are there things I can do now to prevent it, or is heart disease inevitable for me because of my...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 10:57 AM
Take steps toward a healthier lifestyle while raising funds to combat heart disease and stroke at this year's "Broward Heart Walk."
The event will take place April 12 at Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Activities will...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Author Bryant H. McGill asserts that: “It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.” But increasingly one can have both, courtesy of scientific advancement. Extending life and its quality are...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that people with rheumatoid arthritis have a higher risk of heart disease? How are the two conditions related? Is there a way to lower the risk?
ANSWER: Studies have shown that if you have rheumatoid arthritis, your risk of...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...