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Cardiovascular Disease Risk

You’re More Likely To Have A Heart Attack If You Have This Chronic Condition

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) – Women with an excess growth of uterine lining tissue may also be at higher risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new stu...

Childhood Allergies Linked To Long-Term Health Risk

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Children who have asthma, hay fever or eczema may also have more risk factors for heart disease at a young age, as compared to kids who don't have the...

One More Good Reason To Be Active Early In Life

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.01.2015 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Young adults who exercise may have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and higher survival odds decades later than their peers w...

High Blood Pressure Is Dangerous For People Of All Weights

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Though previous research has suggested high blood pressure may be more dangerous for thinner people, a new study finds the cardiova...

A Simple Hand-Grip Test Could Predict Your Risk For Heart Disease And Death

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Remember those old-time carnival games that tested the strength of your hand grip? It turns out that a very similar test can also predict someone...

Catherine Pearson

Diet vs. Exercise: Which Lowers Death Risk More?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living

We've all heard it before: In order to maintain a healthy heart and decrease your risk of dying from cardiovascular issues, it's all about working out...

Catherine Pearson

For Heart Health, Eating Well May Trump Genes

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Genetic variations play a major role in determining susceptibility to cardiovascular disease but that doesn't mean biology is necessarily destiny when...