Tag: WomenHeart Support Network

Heart Attack Symptoms: ‘I had the Wrong...

One day five years ago, Beatriz Martinez remembers that she felt symptoms she had never experienced before, including shortness of...

April 9, 2018

Ladies, Put Your Heart First: Know Your...

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. It’s a fact that needs to be repeated because there are...

February 26, 2018

Women and Heart Disease: Awareness Saves Lives

Women and heart disease. This is still a combination that surprises many, especially women. And especially women who find out...

August 30, 2017

Women and Optimism: Can a Healthy Outlook...

One U.S. study found that “optimists were less likely than pessimists to develop coronary heart disease and less likely to...

September 27, 2016

Women and Heart Disease: Lack of Awareness...

February, American Heart Month, is the perfect time for women, and the people who love them, to understand the risks and...

February 10, 2016

Heart Attack Symptoms: Are They Different Between...

While chest pain and shortness of breath have long been the telltale signs of a heart attack, these symptoms have...

February 8, 2013

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U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low,...

About 14 percent of U.S. adults said they were smokers last year — that’s down from 16 percent the year before and down from about...

This Small Change in Your Diet...

Reducing your caloric intake by 15 percent may lead to a longer, healthier life, according to a recent clinical trial. Participants in the two-year study...

Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Takes Another Promising...

Over the last few years, immunotherapy has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming a person’s own...

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG — is a test that measures...

Healthy Recipe: Coconut Pineapple Panna Cotta...

Panna cotta is a chilled Italian dessert traditionally made of sweetened cream thickened with gelatin and served in a mold. Meaning “cooked cream” in Italian,...

Bursitis: How You Get It and...

It’s one of the most common overuse injuries, according to orthopedists and sports medicine experts – bursitis. What Is Bursitis? Simply put, it occurs when...

Stand Up for Your Health: How...

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

New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screenings...

Research has clearly established that people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at younger ages, a trend so concerning that the American Cancer Society (ACS)...

Roundup: Sunscreens With Higher SPFs; Ban...

Sunscreen With SPF 100 Offers Better Protection Than SPF 50, New Study Finds The value of sunscreen products with an SPF (sun protection factor) higher...

Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from treatments that are less invasive...