Heart & Vascular


Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups and...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of regular or annual checkups and screenings, according to surveys by...

June 15, 2017 / 3 min read


Statin Guidelines Demystified

For nearly 30 years, cholesterol-lowering medications, known as statins, have been available to reduce the risk of heart attacks in individuals who had suffered previous...

June 8, 2017 / 3 min read


F.A.S.T.: Know the Signs of Stroke (Video)

Someone in the U.S. has a stroke about every 40 seconds, and strokes kill about one person every four minutes, according to the American Stroke...

May 24, 2017 / 2 min read


7 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk...

About half of American adults have at least one risk factor for stroke, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar or being overweight. Moreover, many...

May 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Teen’s Cardiac Death Highlights Risks of Caffeinated...

The potential dangers of caffeinated beverages to adolescents and young adults — whether it’s a coffee-rich latte, traditional soda or “energy” drink — is making headlines...

May 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may increase your risk of a...

May 12, 2017 / 3 min read


Comprehensive Stroke Center Offers Highest Level of...

Caring for stroke victims needs to be prompt and comprehensive to avoid debilitating or even fatal outcomes. That’s why the Joint Commission, which accredits U.S....

May 3, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: FDA Takes Action Against ‘Illegal Cancer...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has sent warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies that the agency says are “illegally selling more than 65...

April 28, 2017 / 3 min read


Your Body Shape and Your Health

All fat is not equal. When it comes to people who are overweight or obese, those with the most concentration of “belly fat” are at...

April 26, 2017 / 3 min read