Survival improves dramatically for those who can stick to the guidelines.
Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.
Some who take medication for high cholesterol or blood pressure might stop exercising or gain weight in later years.
Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.
Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.
Researchers are trying to understand the precise mix of factors that contribute to improved health outcomes.
Among at-risk populations, there's improved compliance rates with a combo medication aimed at heart and blood vessel health.
Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.
Doctors advise caution. Talk with your physician if you're taking a preventive dose.
Study demonstrates a link between cardiovascular health and post-traumatic stress disorder—a common illness among rescuers, volunteers and survivors of the terrorist attack.
Younger patients are less likely to get a prescription, even when their cholesterol levels rise too high.
Carol Liebert had extra weight and heart trouble. Then she discovered exercise, education and encouragement.
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