Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season. According to a new study, regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause.
New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.
Next time you go for a checkup, don’t be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight. The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation’s obesity epidemic.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Go Red for Women luncheon next year. Mr. Cheney has had a long battle with cardiovascular disease and after suffering five heart attacks underwent a heart transplant in 2012.
One North Texas sweet shop owner said his average customer is not concerned about whether their donut is made with an oil containing trans fat or one that is trans fat-free, but the FDA cares and made a first time ruling concerning trans fats.
Heart disease is the number of killer of women in the U.S., responsible for one in every four deaths.
Country singer Randy Travis has been released from Baylor Heart hospital in Plano, Texas, weeks after suffering from a serious heart condition and stroke.
Country music star Randy Travis was awake and making progress Monday as he recovers from surgery following a stroke, his doctors said.
Here’s a reality check for health-conscious baby boomers: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke.
Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the No. 1 killer among Hispanics in the U.S., and the rest of the country may be only a few years behind.
Here’s another reason to know your blood type — it might be a clue to your risk of heart disease. People who have blood types A, B, or AB have a slightly higher risk of heart disease compared to those with type O.
Moments matter when anyone suffers a heart attack. But it’s not just about how fast the ambulance can get a heart attack victim to the hospital. It’s also about how fast the hospital can treat the patient.