A sedentary life opens the door to all manner of health troubles—but long periods in front of the TV are especially bad.
Study: Even a modest amount of exercise lowers the odds of dying from this deadly type of stroke.
Cutting these two items from your diet could be your first step in warding off heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
As you become more active, you'll increase your odds of living longer—no matter what your age or health history.
Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.
Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.
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.
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