Articles for Tag: "heart disease"

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.
Could this common diet trend be hurting your heart? 
Could this common diet trend be hurting your heart?
New research reveals women should proceed with caution when trying to drop pounds this way.
Want to save $2500 a year? Try this healthy habit 
Want to save $2500 a year? Try this healthy habit
One study finds that if you want to save money, you should start this routine.
What’s most likely to kill you? You may be surprised 
What’s most likely to kill you? You may be surprised
The CDC recently released a list of the five leading causes of death for Americans, which account for almost two-thirds of all fatalities.
5 quick tips to limit your salt intake 
5 quick tips to limit your salt intake
Too much salt can increase blood pressure and stress the heart. A cardiologist shares advice on how to cut back.
Singer, actress raising awareness on issue close to her heart 
Singer, actress raising awareness on issue close to her heart
The talented star has a personal reason for keeping this chronic condition in check. She shares an important message.