February Marks 56th Consecutive American Heart MonthThe first Friday of the month, Feb. 7, is National Wear Red Day. Coast to coast, landmarks, news anchors and neighborhoods will go red to raise awareness and support for heart disease.
US Life Expectancy Increases For First Time In 4 Years As Drug Overdose, Cancer Deaths DeclineLife expectancy in the U.S. has gone up for the first time in four years as the number of fatal drug overdoses and six of the 10 leading causes of death declined, according to two new government reports.
Woman Who Take Menopause Hormones Face Decades Of Increased Breast Cancer RiskA new study suggests certain types of postmenopausal hormone therapy continues to increase the risk of women developing breast cancer decades after they stop taking the drug.
FDA Investigation Links 16 Dog Food Brands To Canine Heart DiseaseLast year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration begun investigating reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating "certain pet foods," now the FDA is warning pet owners of 16 dog food brands that are closely linked to canine heart disease.
Study: NFL Players More Likely Than MLB Players To Die From Brain, Heart ProblemsA new study suggests professional football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than pro baseball players but the reasons are unclear.
'Young and the Restless' Pays Tribute To Actor Kristoff St. John This WeekCBS' "The Young and the Restless" is paying tribute this week to its late star, Kristoff St. John.
Study: 3 Or More Eggs A Day Increases Your Risk Of Heart Disease, Early DeathPeople who eat three or four eggs a day have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, according to new research.
Plugged In To DFW: Cardiovascular DiseaseThe American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, Go Red for Women, is a comprehensive platform designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally.
Coroner: Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Died Of Heart DiseaseMedical examiners say Vinnie Paul, the 54-year-old co-founder and drummer of the metal band Pantera, died of natural causes.
Aspirin Disappoints For Avoiding First Heart Attack, StrokeWhen it comes to taking a low-dose aspirin every day the risks don't outweigh the benefits for most folks who have never had a heart attack, stroke or other heart problems.
New Global Study Says There's "No Safe Level Of Alcohol"A new report, that looked at data on 28 million people worldwide, warns that the harms of alcohol greatly outweigh any potential beneficial effects.
Eating Cheese Won't Increase Risk Of Heart Problems, Study SaysResearchers say eating dairy products won’t increase your risk of developing heart problems later on in life.
Former Cowboys Assistant Coach Sparano Died Of Heart DiseaseVikings offensive line coach and former Cowboys assistant coach Tony Sparano died of heart disease on Sunday, a medical examiner said.
Study Says An Egg A Day Might Reduce Heart Disease RiskDaily egg eaters had an 18 percent lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, according to the research published Monday in a medical heart health journal.
Study Names 5 Healthy Habits To Help You Live A Decade LongerWant to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following five healthy habits, which only 8 percent of U.S. adults already do.