Articles for Tag: "American Heart Association"

Physically fit doctors prescribe exercise more often 
Physically fit doctors prescribe exercise more often
A new study finds that doctors who are in good physical shape advise their patients to stay active more often than doctors who lead sedentary lives.
Stroke treatment costs could double by 2030 
Stroke treatment costs could double by 2030
As Americans grow older, the number of people having strokes and the cost of care is expected to spike dramatically, according to a new report.
Your dog may be helping your heart 
Your dog may be helping your heart
Having a pet, especially a dog, may lower your risk of heart disease says the American Heart Association. Find out why.
Can eating less salt save a half-million lives? 
Can eating less salt save a half-million lives?
Salt might make your food taste great, but too much of it may harm your health, experts say.
Costs of treating heart failure will likely double in 20 years 
Costs of treating heart failure will likely double in 20 years
As the U.S. population ages, so will the number of people with life threatening heart disease and the cost to treat it, a new report shows.
Unhealthy teens will likely boost heart disease rates, study finds 
Unhealthy teens will likely boost heart disease rates, study finds
American adolescents lead lifestyles that may bring on cardiovascular disease when they get older.
Two new worries for heart patients 
Two new worries for heart patients
People with heart disease, anxiety and depression, may have a greater chance of dying before those without those added complications.