Tag: cardiovascular disease

Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

September 5, 2019

Stand Up for Your Health: How to...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be...

June 12, 2018

Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you...

February 23, 2018

Heart Health: From Prevention to Intervention

With the goal of educating healthcare practitioners from around the globe about the importance of prevention and treatment of cardiovascular...

February 16, 2017

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

Because the warning signs can be very subtle or go unrecognized, people who suffer a silent heart attack have a...

August 31, 2016

Sitting, Heart Disease: 7 Ways to Get...

Sitting for long blocks of time can increase your risk of developing different illnesses, including heart and vascular diseases, research...

May 16, 2016

Study: Healthy Lifestyle, Healthier Heart (Video)

A heart-healthy lifestyle includes exercise, good nutrition and other attributes, according to a health metrics plan outlined by the American...

May 6, 2016

Watch Now: ‘FAST’ Matters When it Comes...

May marks American Stroke Month, a time to increase public awareness of stroke warning signs in the U. S. The American...

May 4, 2016

Roundup: White House, CDC to Hold Summit...

The White House is inviting experts in mosquito control and public health to a one-day summit on the Zika virus...

March 4, 2016

Heart Disease: Prevention Saves Lives, Cuts Costs

Expenses related to cardiovascular disease represent 17 percent of overall national health expenditures.

March 3, 2016

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