The top number typically gets all the attention. A new study suggests it's time to give the bottom number its proper due.
Young adults stand to benefit greatly in later years if they act now to combat high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels.
Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.
Food researchers suggest eating a range of fiber-rich foods to help you lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and stay regular.
Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.
After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.
Even a modest increase in fitness level can improve longevity and quality of life.
Yoga practitioners have long touted their craft as a path to optimal health for mind and body. Now researchers agree—there's a curious power to the downward dog.
A long-running American Cancer Study study of 92,000 people reinforces the simple notion that a more active lifestyle can lead to a longer, healthier life.
A single meal at most restaurants far exceeds the recommended daily allotment of sodium.
When it came time for doctors to repair her damaged artery, knitting aficionado Betty Houtman found solace in her craft—and is now living more vibrantly than ever.
Modest increases in physical fitness can improve overall health, ultimately paying off with a healthier heart.