Taking the stairs may soon get easier

New high-tech steps recycle climbers' energy, making the ascent less tough.

July 19, 2017 0

Marathon runs won’t harm your arteries

Distance runners can take comfort in new research that suggests age, not mileage, predicts hardening of vessels.

June 26, 2017 0

Do you have ‘social jet lag?’

Throwing your sleep schedule off to party on weekends may be hard on your heart.

June 23, 2017 0

Common food nutrient tied to risky blood clotting

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk.

May 2, 2017 0

Illness from ‘kissing bug’ now widespread in U.S.

Without early treatment, Chagas disease can cause heart failure.

April 25, 2017 0

Kidney disease a big contributor to heart-related deaths

Study findings point to need for screening for kidney function.

April 20, 2017 2

Sleepless nights, unhealthy hearts?

Chronic wakefulness leaves its mark on the cardiovascular system.

April 11, 2017 0

Exercise a great prescription to help older hearts

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says.

April 4, 2017 0

Yesss! Chocolate really is good for you

A component in cocoa seems to control blood sugar and inflammation, but, alas, there is a caveat.

February 14, 2017 0

Reduce heart risks by timing meals

American Heart Association report suggests eating earlier in the day may be healthier.

February 8, 2017 0

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

January 5, 2017 2

Programa Puente finds home in the heart of local Latino community

Spectrum Health Healthier Communities looks to the future.

September 19, 2016 0