Illness from ‘kissing bug’ now widespread in U.S.

Without early treatment, Chagas disease can cause heart failure.

April 25, 2017 0

Kidney disease a big contributor to heart-related deaths

Study findings point to need for screening for kidney function.

April 20, 2017 0

Sleepless nights, unhealthy hearts?

Chronic wakefulness leaves its mark on the cardiovascular system.

April 11, 2017 0

Exercise a great prescription to help older hearts

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says.

April 4, 2017 0

Yesss! Chocolate really is good for you

A component in cocoa seems to control blood sugar and inflammation, but, alas, there is a caveat.

February 14, 2017 0

Reduce heart risks by timing meals

American Heart Association report suggests eating earlier in the day may be healthier.

February 8, 2017 0

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

January 5, 2017 1

Programa Puente finds home in the heart of local Latino community

Spectrum Health Healthier Communities looks to the future.

September 19, 2016 0

Want better heart health? There’s an app for that

Smartphones can help keep your lifestyle changes on track.

September 11, 2016 0

Mediterranean diet shows its protective powers

Study: Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil are less likely to die.

September 8, 2016 0

Drug-coated stents evaluated

Study: Pricier devices lead to fewer repeat heart procedures, but don't necessarily improve survival rates.

September 4, 2016 0

Sleep apnea mask treatment fails to curb heart risks

CPAP helped patients feel better, but didn't cut odds for heart death, heart attack or stroke.

September 3, 2016 0