Health News

Heart Attack Risk Rose After Loss of Loved One
There are few things more difficult than grieving for the loss of a loved one. A new study shows that this loss may, quite literally, increase the risk for a broken heart.
Blood Pressure Rx Cuts Heart Attack, Death Rate
Diabetes increases the likelihood of having heart disease. While blood pressure medications may help reduce related risks, some therapies may be more effective than others.
Strong Children Have Lower Risk of Diabetes and Heart Disease
You don’t have to be a body builder to be healthy, but a new study says that children with strong muscles have a lower risk for some common diseases.
Supplements Didn’t Reduce Heart Disease in Elderly
Many people take omega-3 fatty acids to reduce their risk of heart disease. Some elderly patients may not be getting the benefit they hoped for.
Bursts of Anger Tied to Heart Troubles
Calming down to keep from bursting out in anger might not just be good for your relationships — it might be better for your heart, according to a new review.
Imaging Tests May Predict Stroke and Heart Attack
If your arteries have dangerous plaque build-up, determining your risks for stroke and heart attack can help guide self-care and medical care. Certain imaging tests may aid in predicting those risks.
Partner's Death Could Increase Heart Attack Risk
The death of a loved one can bring emotional strife and, quite literally, heartbreak. According to a new study, the loss of a loved one might be linked to heart troubles.
Serious Dangers of Intense Activity at Work
In general, exercise boosts heart health. A job that demands rigorous physical activity, however, might trigger a heart attack or stroke, especially for those with high risk factors.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Show a Little Love for Your Heart This Month
The heart keeps us going day in, day out, though we don't often stop and consider how to keep it going. Officials are encouraging people to devote time to heart health awareness this month.