Articles for Tag: "heart disease"

Can this workout improve your quality of life?  Featured
Can this workout improve your quality of life?
Looking for a fun cardiovascular activity? A popular new sport involves running, jumping, twisting and stretching.
America’s most significant health care challenge? 
America’s most significant health care challenge?
A survey out of the Mayo Clinic reveals what people in the U.S. consider their top health concern. One expert shares what you can do to address it personally.
How long will you live? Look to your parents  Featured
How long will you live? Look to your parents
Did your parents live past 70? If so, it might bode well for your longevity.
Are you at risk for a silent heart attack? 
Are you at risk for a silent heart attack?
New research indicates women may need to pay special attention to heart health indicators as their symptoms may be much less obvious than men’s.
U.S. life expectancy drops for first time in 22 years 
U.S. life expectancy drops for first time in 22 years
But by how much? While experts say the decrease is unusual, there’s a silver lining.
The sobering facts about alcoholism and genetics  Featured
The sobering facts about alcoholism and genetics
How much of a role do your genes play on your alcohol tendencies? Research points to a complex relationship.
Ask a Doc: Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds? 
Ask a Doc: Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds?
A cardiologist weighs in on the latest recommendations for statins use from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.