Tag: preventing heart disease

Heart Health: Calcium Scoring Test Detects Heart...

Eating healthy, exercising and not smoking are lifestyle factors long associated with preventing heart disease. Newer evidence, like the recent...

July 26, 2018

Healthy Hearts for Young Adults (Video)

How children can grow up with strong and healthy hearts was front and center at a special community education program,...

February 23, 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

Roundup: Racquet Sports Score Highest in Reducing...

While just about any sustained exercise routine can improve your overall health, there may be certain sports or aerobic activities...

December 2, 2016

Staying Motivated to Exercise Regularly

While it’s recommended adults get at least 30 minutes of moderate-to-intense exercise five or more days a week, most people...

August 30, 2016

Exercise and Seniors: Common Myths

Aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises, or some kind of regular physical activity, can improve the quality of life for adults at...

July 19, 2016

FDA Urges Food Companies to Cut Salt...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued voluntary sodium-reduction guidelines for the food industry designed to lower the salt...

June 2, 2016

FDA Unveils Revamped Food Label With ‘Added...

The updated label will include new details on how much sugar is added to packaged foods as part of a...

May 20, 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

Watch Now: 7 Ways to Love Your...

It was a “Heart-to-Heart on Health” for participants at a community program hosted by Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and...

February 18, 2016

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FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...