Heart Health

7 CHD Facts for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week occurs from February 7 to 14, 2017. ...

Video: Children Embrace the Golden Age of Recess for Heart Health

February is Heart Month. No, not Valentine’s Day (although that’s a thing too), but a month dedicated to cardiovascular health ...

Protect Your Heart with These 6 Stress-Busting Tips

In recent years, stress has been identified by a range of health professionals as a significant health risk. ...

21 Fascinating Things About the Heart

How often do you think about your heart? I’m not asking about much you love your spouse, your kids, or your ...

12 Causes of Congestive Heart Failure

Heart failure refers to a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s metabolic needs. ...

12 Causes of Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, or Afib, is the most common abnormal heartbeat, or arrhythmia. ...

Trans Fats, But Not Saturated Fats, Linked to Heart Disease, Death

There’s good news for people who love foods high in saturated fat: a new study shows that such a diet ...

Southern Diet Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease

Love southern food? Many of us do. ...

New Drug Could Reduce Heart Failure Deaths by 20%

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new heart failure drug that could save thousands–even millions–of ...

Testing Hand Grip Can Help Determine Heart Health: Study

What’s the best way to gauge someone’s heart health? Test their hand strength. At least, that’s the finding of a ...

7 Heart-Smart Myths and Facts for Heart Month

According to statistics from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, heart disease and stroke claim a human life roughly ...

Did An Irregular Heartbeat Help Make Beethoven a Music Legend?

Several researchers believe that a significant heart problem could represent a critical factor in determining Ludwig van Beethoven’s success in ...

Australian Surgeons Successfully Transplant ‘Dead’ Heart

Surgeons in Australia have completed a remarkable procedure: they’ve successfully transplanted a heart that had stopped beating. ...

10 Reasons Why Heartbreak Can Really Damage Your Heart

Heartbreak comes in many forms and affects people in different ways. ...

Excessive Salt Intake Accounts for 1 in 10 Cardiovascular Deaths, Study Finds

A new study has clarified the dangers associated with consuming too much salt. The finding: excessive sodium consumption accounts for ...