Body shape—a gauge of heart health?

Researchers suspect women who have apple-shaped bodies are at increased risk of heart trouble.

Debunking men’s myths

If you’re a guy, you probably have some theories about testosterone, erectile dysfunction and the like. Now’s your chance to test them.

Want to live longer? Shorten your tube time

A sedentary life opens the door to all manner of health troubles—but long periods in front of the TV are especially bad.

30 minutes to a healthier you

Study: Even a modest amount of exercise lowers the odds of dying from this deadly type of stroke.

Salt and processed meats—the deadly duo

Cutting these two items from your diet could be your first step in warding off heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

A growing group: Active Americans

Study finds sizable jump in number of U.S. residents, rural and urban alike, who are ditching couch time in favor of fitness.

For ailing arteries—a warm soak?

A lukewarm bath followed by light exercise could do just as well as heavy exercise when treating a cholesterol-related artery disease, researchers find.

Want happy? Get a hound

Introducing a dog into your busy life could be just the ticket to less stress and better health—but only if you commit to regular walks.

Is your heart ready for pregnancy?

Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.

Can DNA predict your heart health?

Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.

Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

Patient Story

‘This is not going to stop me’

When severe chest pain turned out to be an aortic dissection, Kim Lautner underwent a new procedure to repair the tear in her blood vessel.

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