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Coronary Heart Disease

My Dad As the World

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 04.10.2014 | Fifty
Halle Eavelyn

I'm not a doctor. I'm just a writer who gets to travel. I've seen a lot of the world and I hope to see much more. But if I had to diagnose the planet, I would say it's about one order of smothered chili cheese fries topped with crispy bacon away from needing a quintuple bypass.

Guess How Much A Soda Tax Would Save This State In Medical Costs?

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

A proposed tax on sugary drinks in California could save hundreds of millions of dollars in medical costs and reduce new cases of diabetes by tens of ...

A Lifetime Of Obesity Could Hike Up This Heart Risk

Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

A lifetime spent being obese could be a predictor for coronary artery calcification, a major risk factor for heart disease, according to a new study. ...

Job Burnout Is a Risk for Heart Disease

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

A research paper published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine in 2012 is showing a solid link between job burnout and the risk of coronary heart di...

Are You a Cardiac Time Bomb? A Simple Heart Scan Can Tell

Arthur Agatston, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Arthur Agatston, M.D.

February is American Heart Month -- a time for all of us to refocus on preventing cardiovascular disease. So, here's a pop quiz. Who is more likely to die from a heart attack or other cardiovascular-related event?

Why ED Could Be A Sign Of Something Deadly

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Concerns around erectile dysfunction typically focus on a man's inability to have sex. As serious a problem as this is, studies point to a more devast...

Heart Disease Declining Slightly In The U.S., New Data Shows

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 12.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Coronary heart disease is, on a whole, decreasing in the United States, though some states individually have seen increases of the disease, according ...

Being Mindful Of A Happy Heart

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Srinivasan Pillay

A recent study from Columbia University examined whether good heart health over a 10 year period relies on feeling good.

Reversing Heart Disease: Could A Plant-Based Diet Be The Secret?

Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD

We can't be proud of an interventional and drug therapy, which results in death, inordinate expense, disease progression, and doesn't halt the food-borne epidemic of coronary artery disease.

We Don't Believe Alcohol's Good For You!

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

As soon as epidemiologists started following drinkers and abstainers, they found that drinkers had less heart disease and as a result lived longer.