Heart Care

How energy drinks can harm your heart 
How energy drinks can harm your heart
Health experts warn that popular, highly caffeinated beverages can be a strain on your heart.
New heart risk calculator flawed? 
New heart risk calculator flawed?
Do new heart guidelines overestimate the risk of heart disease? Some experts think so.
Quit smoking today for a healthier tomorrow 
Quit smoking today for a healthier tomorrow
Each year, the American Cancer Society hopes the Great American Smokeout annual day will push smokers to quit and live healthier lives.
Americans ignore calorie count on menus 
Americans ignore calorie count on menus
New research finds that most people don’t pay attention to the calorie totals listed next to their favorite fast-food meals.
Learn CPR: Save a life  Featured
Learn CPR: Save a life
New study highlights importance of CPR training.
How helping others heals your heart 
How helping others heals your heart
Researchers say older adults who spend time volunteering can also lower their blood pressure.
Ban on dangerous trans fats? 
Ban on dangerous trans fats?
Hoping to dramatically reduce the number of heart attacks, the FDA hopes to remove the artery-clogging ingredient from processed foods.