Heart Care

NFL fans take losses with an extra-large pizza 
NFL fans take losses with an extra-large pizza
A new study says football fans who root for the losing team tend to binge on foods loaded with fat and sugars.
Can the flu shot lower your risk of heart problems? 
Can the flu shot lower your risk of heart problems?
If fear of the flu isn’t reason enough to get a flu shot, maybe avoiding a heart attack is…Learn more.
Inspired to run your first marathon now?  Featured
Inspired to run your first marathon now?
It will take more than enthusiasm to finish this test of endurance. Our sports medicine expert offers advice to marathon newbies.
High blood pressure likely among overweight kids 
High blood pressure likely among overweight kids
New research finds that some children are more likely to develop health-threatening hypertension.
Are whites at higher risk of irregular heartbeats? 
Are whites at higher risk of irregular heartbeats?
A new study shows that a European Ancestry gene may be linked to atrial fibrillation.
Duo 110 pound loss, pair ready for Chicago Marathon 
Duo 110 pound loss, pair ready for Chicago Marathon
Inspirations to their families and co-workers, Mabel Smith and Tim Warren are embracing their journey to good health.
Should doctors focus more on preventing heart disease? 
Should doctors focus more on preventing heart disease?
Find out why the American Heart Association is urging physicians to take a more proactive approach to this deadly disease.