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Live Healthy, Live Longer February 24, 2017

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women February 24, 2017

Researchers not sure why the disparity exists

Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk? February 23, 2017

Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity February 23, 2017

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away? February 23, 2017

See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests

Too Many Stroke Victims Don't Get Clot-Busting Drug: Study February 23, 2017

Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA

More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic February 23, 2017

Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline February 23, 2017

Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesity

Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze February 23, 2017

In study, brainy students more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they did stay away from tobacco

MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices … February 22, 2017

… if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain February 22, 2017

Study found increased risk of dementia, depression in five years following brain attack

Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study February 22, 2017

But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke February 22, 2017

Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age? February 22, 2017

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

For Stroke Survivors, Exercise Is Good for the Brain: Review February 22, 2017

Along with improving physical mobility, breaking a sweat seems to counteract mental deficits

Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study February 22, 2017

Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues February 22, 2017

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease February 21, 2017

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings February 21, 2017

And that's especially true for women, study suggests

Learning Issues Common in Kids With Heart Defects: Study February 21, 2017

Many fall behind before fourth grade, tests show

After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role February 21, 2017

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too February 21, 2017

While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

Stress Buster February 20, 2017

5 stress management tips you can use at work

Health Tip: Reducing Your Heart Disease Risk February 20, 2017

Tips to benefit your ticker

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe February 18, 2017

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care February 17, 2017

Study finds no difference in death rates, but higher costs for intensive care for some patients

Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients February 16, 2017

Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too February 16, 2017

Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows

Dealing With Diabetes Distress February 16, 2017

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists say

Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Poses Risks for Mom, Baby February 16, 2017

Study confirms numerous hazards, and experts stress the condition must be treated immediately

Health Tip: Feeling Tense? February 16, 2017

Suggestions to help you calm down

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes February 15, 2017

After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own February 15, 2017

Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

America in 2017: Pass the Prozac, Please February 15, 2017

Toxic politics, threats of terrorism have many on edge, survey finds

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk February 15, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress? February 14, 2017

New research underscores link between stress hormones and disease

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease February 14, 2017

Large study found association, but did not prove cause and effect

Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day February 14, 2017

If your loved one is depressed or stressed, offer some 'invisible support,' researcher suggests

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart February 14, 2017

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow February 13, 2017

Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

Stress Buster February 13, 2017

Lower your stress level through mindful breathing

Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes February 10, 2017

Study of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder

Amphetamine Abuse Abuses the Heart February 10, 2017

Study finds arteries of recreational users look older than their years

Health Tip: Daily Routine Can Minimize Stress February 10, 2017

Here's what to include

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages February 09, 2017

Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List February 09, 2017

Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes February 09, 2017

Nicotine levels down by almost 50 percent among residents of four properties in Philadelphia

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