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Heart Attack Risk

Yes, Sex Is Safe For Heart Attack Survivors

Laura Geggel | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Laura Geggel Published: 09/22/2015 11:29 AM EDT on LiveScience Sex does not increase heart attack survivors' risk of having another attack, excep...

Most Americans Have A Heart That's 'Older' Than They Are

AP | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) -- Your heart might be older than you are. A new government report suggests age is just a number - and perhaps not a very telling one w...

The Genes That Make You Short Also Seem To Affect Heart Attack Risk

Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Short people have more risk for heart disease, and now researchers may know why: Genes that govern height also seem to affect cholesterol, especially ...

6 Things You Might Not Know Can Trigger A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Some heart attack risk factors are common knowledge. The average person knows, for example, that obesity, diabetes and hypertension can lead to an inc...

Study Shows Laughing Gas Doesn't Pose Risks For Heart Patients

Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jeffrey Kopman There’s nothing funny about heart attacks, but patients being prepped for surgery can now have a good, albeit slightly inap...

Go Red for Women: But I'm Not Fat... Or Old... Or Lazy

Rachel D'Souza-Siebert | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel D'Souza-Siebert

Heart disease doesn't look a certain way or discriminate. It doesn't just affect old, overweight, inactive men. It doesn't just happen to "other" people. And if you haven't been affected by heart disease -- trust me, there's a good chance you will in the future.

Catherine Pearson

Dental Visits May Provide Benefits Beyond Your Teeth: Study Says | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Regular dental visits may do more than keep your chompers shiny. New research suggests that getting your teeth professionally cleaned and scraped or "...

Catherine Pearson

Childhood Abuse May Increase Risk For Heart Attack, Stroke | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Girls who experience severe sexual and physical abuse may have a higher risk of heart attack, heart disease and stroke, according to a recent study th...

Insomnia Could Be Doing A Number On Your Heart (And Not In A Good Way)

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 12.25.2011 | Healthy Living

Experiencing long-term problems with falling asleep can do more than make you chronically exhausted -- a new study shows it could also boost your risk...

Speed Kills: The Ticking Time Bomb Of Urgency

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

If you could change one thing in 2011 that could make your life massively better, opting out of chronic hurry-worry would be hard to top.

More Evidence That Swings In Blood Pressure Raise Stroke Risk On Yahoo! Health | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Following on recent, similar research, a large five-year study points to fluctuations in blood pressure over time as a key indicator of stroke risk....