Health News

Long-Lived Parents May Mean Longer Life for You
If your parents are living long lives, that could mean good things for your health, a new study found.
Heart Health and Your Child
Many children in the United States may not be meeting ideal heart health goals defined by the American Heart Association, according to a new scientific statement.
More Exercise, Less Disease
Many past studies have shown that physical activity provides health benefits, but exactly how much physical activity provides the most benefit?
Headed for Menopause? Watch Your Health
Biological changes can have a significant impact on physical health not only after menopause, but also in the years leading up to it, a new study found.
Lisinopril Becomes a Liquid
Lisinopril, which has been on the market for decades as an oral tablet often used to treat high blood pressure, recently gained FDA approval as an oral solution.
Popular Diabetes Rx May Not Treat Heart Failure
Liraglutide (brand name Victoza), a medication currently used to treat type 2 diabetes, may not be as beneficial in those with heart failure than earlier studies have reported.
A Fishy Way to Heart Attack Healing
Fish oil might be able to help the heart recover after a heart attack, a new study found.
Sitting All Day? Set Aside an Hour
An hour of exercise each day may be enough to counter the ill health effects of sitting for eight hours or more, a new study found.
How Much Salt Do You Really Eat?
Do you know how much salt you take in each day? If you eat prepared and processed foods, you may be eating more sodium than you think. 
These Healthy Habits May Prevent Stroke
You may have more control over your stroke risk than you think. Healthy lifestyle practices may help prevent many strokes, a new study found.