Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack


Maybe this will be the news that finally jolts you off the couch and into an exercise program. More >

Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate


Could the contents of your cupcake affect your heart attack risk? More >

Be Aware of Risk Factors

More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study


Strokes are typically associated with the elderly, but new research suggests that strokes are increasingly happening to Americans under 65. More >

Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts?

Chronic Wakefulness Could Harm the Heart


More worrisome news for people who toss and turn all night: Insomnia appears to be linked to a heightened risk for heart attack or stroke, a research review from China suggests. More >

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People


Overweight and obese people tend to develop heart disease at an earlier age, living with chronic illness for much longer than those of a healthy weight, a new study shows. More >

Women Most at Risk

Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings


People with mild heart disease are more likely to say they have poorer health, anxiety and a negative outlook than people in the general population, a new study suggests. More >

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk


Heart disease is the leading killer of American women, but lifestyle changes can reduce the risk, a heart expert says. More >

Blocked Arteries Affect Whole Body

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart


Heart disease affects more than just the heart. It also can take a toll on the legs, feet, kidneys and even the brain, according to vascular surgery experts. More >


Know Your Heart's Numbers


More than two-thirds of Americans fret about heart disease, but few know the specific information that can help them boost their heart health, a new survey finds. More >

U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise


Heart failure rates are going up in the United States, according to a new report from the American Heart Association. More >