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heart disease

Big factor in survival: Bystander action

Learn CPR so you can quickly step in to perform resuscitation. You may just save a life.

Lose weight, save money

A computer algorithm finds you'll save thousands of dollars over your lifetime by reaching a healthy weight.

Cold? Keep your cardio in check

Plummeting temperatures tend to bring about upswings in heart troubles.

Can saliva foretell heart disease?

Study: People with clogged arteries often have a different type of bacteria in their spit.

Diabetes—deadlier for women?

Researchers are trying to understand the connection between the condition and coronary heart disease in women.

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.

The wonders of EVOO

A dietitian explores the many health benefits olive oil brings to your meals.

Report: America’s health outlook worsens

Deaths from drug abuse and suicide—particularly among young people—are fueling a bleak life expectancy forecast.

Patient Story

‘I give thanks’

A free health program aims to help John Earl Day Jr., 54, find a path out of homelessness—and back to good health.

Metabolic issues hit at any weight

While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.

Scientists eye mechanisms in obesity, heart health

Study: Body fat around the arteries secretes a protein that becomes toxic to blood vessels.

Want a fitter ticker? Drop the clicker

There's a direct link between a healthy heart and less TV time.