Control blood pressure to keep dementia at bay?

Doing so will also reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney disease.

U.S. heart disease rates falling, but gains vary by state

Prevention is key—especially adopting positive lifestyle behaviors.

Pase la sal

Una pequeña porción de su ingestión de sodio proviene de sus alimentos en el hogar. ¿La peor causa? Las comidas altamente procesadas y empaquetadas.

‘Helping others, helping yourself’

Studies show volunteers receive many benefits, from improved cardiovascular health to lower cancer and depression rates.

Put the can down

Sugary sodas linked again to increased heart troubles and risk of dying.

Patient Story

‘I’ve been very fortunate’

Walter Sergeant lived with a heart murmur for years until a non-invasive heart procedure fixed his defective valve for good.

Top 10 calorie-burning exercises

The more you weigh and the higher the intensity of your workout, the more calories you'll burn.

Patient Story

‘They’ve expanded what we thought was possible’

Christopher Cranson's scar reminds him of his congenital heart defect, but he's not conceding to limitations.

Majority of U.S. adults have poor heart health

Heart-healthy living is key.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

Like your steak a bit charred?

You may want to rethink as studies suggest people who eat a lot of well-done meat face increased risks of certain cancers, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Hold the salt

A small portion of your sodium intake comes from eating at home. The worst culprit? Highly processed and packaged food.