Health News

How to Stay Healthy in the Heat
As the temperature rises, so does the risk for heat-related health issues.
Medications Linked to Heart Failure
Several medications may cause or worsen heart failure, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association.
The Burden of Congenital Heart Defects
The number of adults with heart defects appears to be on the rise, a new study found.
Subsidized Foods and Your Health
Eating more foods made from federally subsidized food products like corn, soybeans, wheat and rice may be tied to higher body mass index (BMI) and other health risks.
FDA Approves First Absorbable Stent
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first absorbable stent for coronary artery disease (CAD).
Your Parents, Cholesterol and Your Heart
Genetically inherited high cholesterol may up your risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study found.
Men and Heart Health
Men may face a significantly higher risk of dying from a heart attack than women, a new study found.
Omega-3s and Your Heart
Omega-3s may reduce your risk of fatal heart disease, a large study found.
Prehypertension in Pregnancy
Women who experience prehypertension during pregnancy may face an increased risk for developing metabolic syndrome post-delivery, according to a new study.
Statins and Your Heart
For those with ischemic heart disease, statins are recommended. But not all patients may benefit from statins, according to a new JAMA Internal Medicine study.