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cardiovascular disease

Want to keep weight off? Eat slower.

Eating quickly has been associated with a higher risk for obesity, cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome.

Confused about heart disease and menopause?

This physician shares how to determine when your symptoms require a full evaluation.

Tackling Alzheimer’s disease

It is never too late to lower your risk factors for dementia, but the time to start is now.

Smog may harm your bones, too

Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.

Ladies, let’s talk about your heart

Cardiovascular disease can sneak up on women, so here's what you need to know about how to combat it.

Even a little more activity could save millions of lives

Think of walking to work or cleaning as low-cost preventive medicine.

Wood stoves may spark heart trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk.

Sugar companies shifted focus on heart harm

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking to make fat the enemy, not sweets.

Don’t throw out your statins

Cardiologist questions study claiming “bad” cholesterol doesn’t affect mortality in older adults.

Commit to be fit in your middle age

It's never too late to ward off stroke with some good old-fashioned exercise.

Patient Story

Robotic heart caths ‘simpler than … Xbox’

A robotic system used to deliver stents to blocked arteries benefits patients and cardiologists.

Preschoolers get the 411 on heart-healthy lifestyles

Kids and adults alike benefit from being taught good food and exercise habits ... and the sooner the better.