The insect carries parasites that cause Chagas disease, a flu-like illness that can be fatal. But it's most often contracted in Central and South America.
Specific proteins released by a damaged heart may help doctors quickly identify patients at high risk of heart attack and stroke.
Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.
Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.
Suss out those sneaky salt sources by improving your label literacy and falling in love with home-cooked meals.
A long-running American Cancer Study study of 92,000 people reinforces the simple notion that a more active lifestyle can lead to a longer, healthier life.
A long-running CDC analysis has found veterans ages 35 to 70 suffer cardiovascular conditions at a greater rate than non-veterans.
Over time, consumption of high-quality, plant-based foods can lower the risk of death—as long as you also steer clear of animal-based meats and unhealthy treats.
Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.
Science has yet to support the notion that adrenaline-pumping activities like sky diving or roller coasters will somehow trigger a heart problem.
Preventive and interventional cardiologists provide suggestions for how to take it easy on your ticker.
Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.
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