It's Something in the Air: Pollution and Health
You've got to breathe to live, but breathing polluted air could put you at risk of health problems.
How Having Life Purpose Might Help Your Brain
Finding your purpose in life may give you more than just a sense of fulfillment — it may also give you better brain health.
Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart
Valentine’s Day — a day of chocolates, romantic dinners and loving hearts. Why can't it also be a day to focus on heart health?
Drinking in Middle Age: Keep It Light
While drinking isn't all bad when it comes to your health, going overboard can be a problem. Too much alcohol in middle age may have some serious health effects.
Unhappy Marriages May Lead to Unhealthy Hearts
A bad marriage can be a real heartbreaker. That’s the message from a new study that looked at how marriage affects the development of heart disease over time.
Treatment for Irregular Heartbeat May Raise Dementia Risk
For people with irregular heartbeats, the anti-clotting medication warfarin can prevent strokes. But, combined with other medications over a long period of time, it may cause other health problems.
Mental Health Tied to Heart Health
A mental health disorder can affect both work and family, but can it also affect your heart health? A new Canadian study suggests so.
CDC Reports Americans Living Longer Than Ever
Americans may be living longer than ever before. In a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, measures of life span were up and rates of death were down.
Mini-Stroke May Lead to PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition often associated with war survivors. People who have had mini-strokes, however, may also live with PTSD.
Brain Function Affected Stroke Risk
After a stroke, patients often show slower brain function. But declining memory and attention in stroke-free adults may be a risk factor for future strokes.