Erratic sleep could up stroke risk

Healthy sleep isn't just about quantity—it's also about consistency.

Pickle-what? Pickleball

Explore these 5 top tips for safely playing America’s fastest growing sport.

One egg a day? Perfectly OK

Uneasy egg eaters can take solace: Moderate egg consumption is part of a healthy diet.

Do heart attacks rise as we spring ahead?

Preventive and interventional cardiologists provide suggestions for how to take it easy on your ticker.

The original heart med: Fruits, veggies

Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.

A pernicious fizz

Sugary sodas will raise your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, upping the odds of heart disease and stroke.

Could endurance sports re-shape aorta?

A lifetime of high-demand exercises might enlarge this heart structure—but it's unclear if this is beneficial or harmful.

Medicine for a broken heart?

Low-dose aspirin and a blood pressure drug could help combat adverse effects of bereavement.

Patient Story

A stroke at 14—and a remarkable recovery

Zosia Wasylewski was “as healthy as they get” until a blood clot suddenly blocked an artery in her brain.

10 things you never knew about folic acid

Although it’s not the fountain of youth or a magic elixir, this B vitamin has surprising ties to disease, aging and mental state.

Patient Story

‘This is a gift’

Thanks to a mechanical heart pump, Sherri Kanten is living life to the fullest.

Can statins stifle healthy habits?

Some who take medication for high cholesterol or blood pressure might stop exercising or gain weight in later years.

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