Heart Health - Management

Are You Screening Your Heart Enough?

Here's a breakdown of heart health screenings you should be sure you're getting.

How to Raise Your Good Cholesterol Naturally

Here, simple ways to improve your numbers with no medication necessary.

When is Sex Safe after a Heart Attack?

The timing varies, but experts say it can be the best medicine of all.

Cholesterol Medicine: A New Asthma Treatment?

If you use statin therapy to manage high cholesterol and also happen to suffer from asthma, you could find that your breathing may benefit.

10 Easy Ways to Eat More Lean Protein

Here, simple ways to ensure you're getting enough of the good stuff into your diet.

5 Hidden Sources of Trans Fat

These dangerous ingredients could be lurking in the most unexpected places.

Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke: A Troublesome Trio

High blood sugar increases risks of heart disease for people with diabetes and non-diabetics.

Expert Q&A: Lifestyle Modifications to Lower Blood Pressure

Cardiologist Merle Myerson, MD, EdD, FACC, answers a reader's question about lowering his blood pressure without the use of medication.

Listen to the Music: How Music Affects Heart Health

Music may be the fix your heart needs.

Cat Owners Have a Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Cuddle up with that fabulous feline of yours. New research shows that cat owners are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than non cat owners, according to the American Heart Association.

Tomato Pills for Heart Health

Can popping a tomato pill a day be good for your heart?

Which Cuts of Beef are the Leanest?

Not all beef is created equal. Read on for a list of the leanest cuts.

The Heart Benefits of Walking

If heart health is your concern, take a hike, literally.

The 3 Worst Habits for Your Heart

Smoking, overeating, and physical inactivity will ensure heart disease, so here's what to do to avoid these vices.

Be Aware of Your Heart Health

By staying vigilant you can ensure that any heart problem is caught in time.

65 or Over? Keep Your Heart Healthy

Sun and statins, among other things, can keep your heart ticking.

Calcium and Heart Disease

Does calcium prevent or cause heart disease? The answer is not so clear cut.

The Benefits of an All-in-One Heart Medication

A keystone in the World Health Organization s fight against cardiovascular disease, the polypill passes its first crucial hurdle.

How Men and Women Experience Heart Attacks Differently

Though the gender gap regarding heart attacks has been narrowed over the past couple of years, it is still sizable.

Blood Clots 101

What are they, but more importantly—how do you spot, treat, and prevent them?

Destress to Help Your Heart

Stress has been shown time and again to negatively impact the heart. Here s how to find relief.

Are Your Sleep Habits Hurting Your Heart?

How much slumber does your heart need? Read on to find out.

Fame, Fortune, and Heart Disease

Here's a collection of notable folks who are learning to live with and conquer heart disease.

Can Driving Cause Heart Attacks?

One of America s favorite pastimes driving could be linked to heart disease.

Eating Out When Dealing With Heart Disease

Whether you have high blood pressure or high cholesterol, you can still enjoy a delicious meal at any restaurant.

Diabetes and Heart Disease

Find out how diabetes and heart disease are related and what you can do to reduce your risk.

The Effects of Stress on the Heart

When the going gets rough, how bad does it tax the heart? Recent research provides some interesting answers.

Women and Heart Scans

Can this controversial yet useful technology one day knock heart disease from its spot as the leading killer of American women?

What to Do if You've Been Diagnosed with High Blood Pressure

Turn back the dial on your hypertension by following these tips.

The Latest Breakthroughs in Heart Health

Ripped from the headlines, here are a few recent topics that have the cardiology community abuzz.