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Eating out doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your health. Learn how to make smart choices at restaurants, fast-food joints and at home.
Exchange food with minimal nutritional value for healthy foods that satisfy cravings for crunchy, sweet or meaty bites and also provide heart-health benefits.
A workout routine is great for heart health, but there’s another thing you should do too. Learn why you need activity and how it’s different than exercise.
The inactivity associated with our modern lifestyle can take a toll on your health.
New research found that certain diabetes medications can also treat heart disease. If you have diabetes, you should learn more about these options.
Statin drugs can significantly lower your cholesterol. Despite a safe track record, many people have concerns regarding myths about statins that aren’t true.
Chronic inflammation is a major contributor to heart disease. Learn how it leads to heart attacks and strokes, and what you can do to reduce inflammation.
If you have heart disease, you may be worried that sex will trigger a heart attack. Sexual activity raises your heart rate, but it also provides heart-healthy benefits. Learn when it’s safe to engage in sex and when it’s too risky.
The metabolic syndrome is the name for a cluster of risk factors that raise your risk of heart disease, heart failure and other conditions.
One in three American adults have a potentially dangerous condition known as high blood pressure, where blood moves more forcefully through the arteries than it should.
With atrial fibrillation, disorganized electrical signals cause the upper two chambers of the heart to quiver, contracting in a very fast and irregular way.
Congestive heart failure (also called heart failure) is a serious condition in which the heart doesn’t pump blood as efficiently as it should.
Cholesterol is a natural component in everyone’s blood. However, when you have too much of this fatty substance, it’s considered a major risk factor for heart attack, heart disease and stroke.
Coronary artery disease is extremely common and is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.