Articles for Tag: "American Heart Association"

Is this the riskiest job on Earth? 
Is this the riskiest job on Earth?
A new study has revealed yet another serious condition linked to one of the most hazardous jobs around.
A simple way to battle the No. 1 killer of seniors  Featured
A simple way to battle the No. 1 killer of seniors
The American Heart Association says doing this can increase independence, quality of life and overall health.
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.
“Sometimes it can totally reverse the stroke” 
“Sometimes it can totally reverse the stroke”
For a stroke victim, time is of the essence. Learn about one patient’s story and what he credits for his near total recovery.
Midlife fitness reduces risk of stroke later in life 
Midlife fitness reduces risk of stroke later in life
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. New research shows physical activity in midlife could pay big dividends.
Resilience despite all odds: A decade of health problems  Featured
Resilience despite all odds: A decade of health problems
Rob Besecker’s near-death experience has led him to live life to the fullest. Learn more about his story.
Should men get annual physicals? 
Should men get annual physicals?
If you can’t remember the last time you had one, it may be time to make an appointment.