Deaths from drug abuse and suicide—particularly among young people—are fueling a bleak life expectancy forecast.
A free health program aims to help John Earl Day Jr., 54, find a path out of homelessness—and back to good health.
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.
Study: Body fat around the arteries secretes a protein that becomes toxic to blood vessels.
There's a direct link between a healthy heart and less TV time.
A host of artificial sweeteners are linked to higher risk of heart troubles, stroke and dementia, researchers say.
A lack of sleep is associated with higher risk of heart disease—but the link might have more to do with genetics.
Researchers dive into dairy fat to better understand its effects on diabetes and heart disease. The good news? Butter isn't so bad.
Coffee has its upsides, but there are boundaries to set. Beyond four cups a day, you're approaching trouble.
The top number typically gets all the attention. A new study suggests it's time to give the bottom number its proper due.
Young adults stand to benefit greatly in later years if they act now to combat high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels.
A full night's sleep could lead to improved mood and better brain function, boosting creativity, accuracy and memory.