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Heart Disease Risk

Controlling Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Could Halve Heart Disease Risks

Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living

A person's risk of heart disease could be halved -- at the least -- by controlling high blood pressure and high cholesterol, but this feat is only acc...

Vulnerability To Stress May Raise Risk Of Heart Disease

Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living

In the latest research showing just how important the handling of stress is, a new study shows that having a stress-prone personality could seriously ...

5 Things White Women Know About Heart Health That Black Women Should Too

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 02.20.2013 | Black Voices

African-American women are 1.6 times more likely than non-Hispanic whites to have high blood pressure, putting them ahead of the pack when it comes to...

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...

Four Corners of Heart Disease in My Hood -- Take It Easy This Holiday Season!

Ryan Mack | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ryan Mack

Few enjoy eating as much as I do, but if I am going to get rid of these extra pounds that are putting my heart at risk I need to make sure I use the lost holiday art of moderation.

Balding And Other Signs Of Aging May Mean You're At High Risk For This Disease

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.06.2012 | Fifty

LOS ANGELES -- Want a clue to your risk of heart disease? Look in the mirror. People who look old – with receding hairlines, bald heads, creases...

New Study May Help Curb High Heart Disease Rates Among Blacks

Posted 06.11.2012 | Black Voices

African Americans are 30 percent more likely to die from heart disease than other ethnic groups, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS...

Heart Disease Risk Is Underestimated, Researchers Say

| Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living

By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article) Heart disease is the leading killer in the U.S., and more than 27 million Americans curr...

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...

Atherosclerosis Can Also Affect The Young And Healthy, Study Shows

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

Think being young, healthy and without a family history of heart disease means your heart is in good shape? You may want to think again. A small...

WATCH: Simple Lifestyle Changes To Slash Heart Disease Risk

Posted 08.09.2011 | Healthy Living

Coronary heart disease is a modern epidemic, ranking as a leading cause of death among both men and women -- and it, perhaps unsurprisingly, is a symp...

Waist Size Predicts Heart Disease Better Than Weight

Health.com | Anne Harding | Posted 07.08.2011 | Home

Doctors have long known that obesity increases a person's risk of heart disease, but in recent years the picture has grown more complicated. Se...

We Do Have to Fear "Fear Itself" -- Too Much and Too Little!

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ropeik

Risks that involve more pain and suffering, like cancer, scare us more than greater actual perils, like heart disease, which don't kill in as-nasty ways.