Heart Care

Is long-term obesity putting your heart at risk? 
Is long-term obesity putting your heart at risk?
A new study finds that young adults who are obese for 20 years or more are in danger of developing cardiovascular disease as they grow older.
Randy Travis’ unexpected stroke puts spotlight on the condition 
Randy Travis’ unexpected stroke puts spotlight on the condition
Country star’s cardiac infection led to his stroke, experts say. Learn more about the condition.
High blood pressure risk in kids soaring 
High blood pressure risk in kids soaring
Diets packed with salt and fat are increasing kids’ risk for hypertension and other health problems, study reveals.
Is 150 minutes the magic workout number? 
Is 150 minutes the magic workout number?
Find out if it’s better to spread out your fitness routine or get it all in at once.
Longer vs. shorter workouts: What keeps you healthier? 
Longer vs. shorter workouts: What keeps you healthier?
New research takes a closer look at whether doing multiple short workouts or doing one long workout is best.
I run and I am free 
I run and I am free
After surviving a heart attack last December, 32-year-old Dan Cavanaugh is prepping for the biggest run of his life – the Chicago Marathon.
Are your thoughts making you sick? 
Are your thoughts making you sick?
A new study reveals that if you constantly tell yourself that stress is harming your health, it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Learn more.