Health News

Heart Failure Patients Need Their Sleep
Lack of sleep can put some serious stress on your body — especially if you are already recovering from organ failure. It's possible that not sleeping could land you right back in the hospital.
Sleeplessness Tied to Heart Health
Not getting enough sleep is a common complaint, but a regular lack of sleep can be unhealthy. Being routinely sleep deprived can tax the body, including the heart.
Depression Can Hit the Heart
Depression is a mental condition. However, the dangers of this condition can spread beyond mental health, and may even involve the heart.
Healthy Hearts and Strong Brains
Keeping blood pressure in check could reduce your risk for heart disease. But could it also help you stay sharp in midlife?
America's Happiest and Healthiest States
Health and happiness are usually terms reserved for individuals, yet there is no denying that location can play a role in these traits. Here’s a list of the happiest and healthiest states.
Lifestyle Now May Affect Colon Cancer Survival Later
Healthy diet and lifestyle choices reduce the risk for many diseases. What effect these pre-diagnosis choices have on survival after colon and rectal cancer has become clearer.
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.
America's Unhappiest States
Gallup and Healthways created a list that ranks US states according to their "Well-Being Index." Here's the list of America's unhappiest states in 2013.
Expert Recommendation: Depression as Risk to Heart Health
High levels of depressive symptoms are common among heart disease patients. Rather than a side effect of heart problems, depression may be a serious risk factor.
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.