Why Some Stroke Survivors Skip Their Statins
Concerns over side effects may cause some stroke survivors to not take the statins they're prescribed, a new study found.
Healthy Diet: Small Changes, Big Results
Making small diet improvements over time may lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
Healthy Fats and Your Cholesterol
Ditching the cheese and fatty meats for healthy fats like those that come from vegetable oils may have a positive effect on your cholesterol levels, according to a new scientific statement.
Blood Thinners: Are You Getting the Right Dose?
Some people taking blood-thinning medications might be getting the wrong dose, according to a new study.
Packaged Foods See Sodium Decrease
Dietary sodium in packaged foods and beverages appears to have decreased in recent years, according to a new study.
Heart Disease: A Global Problem
Around a third of deaths around the world are the result of heart disease, according to a new study.
What Steroids Might Do to Your Heart
Illicit steroid use may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
What Menopause Might Mean for Your Heart
Women who reached menopause at a younger age or never had a child had a raised risk of heart failure, according to a new study.
The Rx That Could Prevent Countless Strokes
Many patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib) may not be receiving medications that could help keep them from having a stroke, a new study found.
Heart Health: Knowledge Is Half the Battle
Many people at risk of heart health problems didn't feel a need to make changes to improve their health, according to a new study.