Tag: cardiovascular disease

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

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 25, 2017

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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