Heart Care

Doctors call for limits on caffeine in energy drinks 
Doctors call for limits on caffeine in energy drinks
Saying energy drinks may threaten the health of young people, a group of doctors and health officials are urging the government to regulate the amount of caffeine they contain.
Two new worries for heart patients 
Two new worries for heart patients
People with heart disease, anxiety and depression, may have a greater chance of dying before those without those added complications.
Americans missing important messages about obesity 
Americans missing important messages about obesity
Most people know that obesity can lead to heart disease and diabetes but aren’t clued in to the fact it can also lead to cancer. Doctors say if more people knew all of the risks, they might be motivated to shed those unwanted pounds.
Not all diets created equally 
Not all diets created equally
There is no shortage of diets and pills promising weight loss. But the Mediterranean diet is one plan on the market that may actually work.
Protect your heart before you play 
Protect your heart before you play
Each week in the United States, sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of up to 2,000 young adults. And many parents don’t even know their children are at risk.
Are you sleep-deprived? Take our sleep quiz and find out  Featured
Are you sleep-deprived? Take our sleep quiz and find out
Forty million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. What many people may not know is that this condition can put you at risk for other health problems. Our own Dr. Adam Posner encourages you to find out whether you are indeed one of the millions dealing with a sleep condition and what you can do about it.
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life  Featured
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life
Spotting the signs and symptoms of heart disease saved the life of a mother of two. Though seemingly healthy, a time bomb was ticking in Lori Cooper’s chest. But the proper diagnosis and treatment has given her a second chance.