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cardiovascular

Study: Women less likely to receive CPR

Woefully inaccurate notions about women may explain why some folks are prone to inaction when an ailing woman needs lifesaving chest compressions.

Lamenting the noisy neighbor

Chronic noise exposure can lead to threefold risk of heart attack, stroke or some other major cardiovascular event.

Energy drinks: High risk, low reward?

Research suggests some workout-boosting beverages may restrict blood flow and oxygen delivery, which would make the heart work harder.

Rise of the plants

Shoppers are turning to plant-based items as healthy alternatives to a life of milk and meat.

Study: AED access ups survival odds

Cardiac arrest victims are twice as likely to recover if a bystander is able to shock their hearts back into rhythm.

‘Hot’ yoga is no better for your heart

Study shows room temperature doesn't seem to make much of a difference.

For some, holidays bring heart trouble

The number of heart-related deaths definitely spikes during this jolly season—and there's no clear reason.

Yoga + aerobics = A happy heart

Study shows those who enjoy both activities get double the benefits when it came to cardiovascular health.

A victim of tragedy: Your heart

For women especially, multiple traumatic experiences are apt to cause health problems that can lead to heart disease.

The great libation

Generations of tea-drinkers can attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

Want lean, mean? Mix your gym routine

Study shows a blended regimen—cardio, resistance, strength-training and stretching—is ideal for weight loss and building muscle.

Family history of heart disease?

An active lifestyle and a proper diet will always be your best defense against genetics.