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cardiovascular disease

Are you able to recognize heart attack symptoms?

Millions of Americans are unable to do so and therefore less likely to seek help when trouble arises.

Eat your way to brain health

The MIND diet—a hybrid of two heart-healthy diets—may lower your risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 53%.

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.

An ageless equation

As you become more active, you'll increase your odds of living longer—no matter what your age or health history.

Deadly duo: Work stress, no sleep

Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.

Patient Story

4 before 40

Jeremy VerVeer suffered his first heart attack at age 25. He then survived three more by age 38.

A blood test may reveal your heart health

Specific proteins released by a damaged heart may help doctors quickly identify patients at high risk of heart attack and stroke.

Research links HPV to heart disease

Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.

The sooner you quit smoking, the better

Study: Smokers who quit within the past five years cut their risk for cardiovascular disease by 38 percent.

Make sense of highfalutin’ diets

Diets high in protein can help with rapid weight loss, but they aren't sustainable plans—and they might be dangerous.

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