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cardiovascular disease

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.

Go nuts for nuts

These protein-packed snacks have joined the list of foods we should include in our daily diet.

Too few heart patients get cardiac rehab

Study: Some patients may not understand the significance of this step on the road to recovery.

Soda pop impacts more than just waistlines

Drinking just one can a day can increase your risk for several chronic health problems. Find out why—and what you can do to halt your habit.