Heart Health

A new study says that morning cup of coffee won’t make your heart flutter. The results of a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows habitual coffee intake is actually linked to a lower risk of cardiac arrhythmia. That’s a condition in which the heart races, or flutters. Researchers took a look at the coffee […]

A new study finds smoking marijuana is not good for the heart. The American Heart Association released a scientific statement saying weed can trigger heart conditions or events such as heart attacks or strokes. Clinical pharmacologist Robert Page the Second says weed can also interfere with prescribed medication and people should consult their doctors before […]

It appears the hearts of Americans were not prepared for the emotional toll brought by the coronavirus pandemic. A new study from JAMA Open Network said cases of broken heart syndrome are rising among people without the condition. Also known as stress cardiomyopathy [[ car-dee-ow-my-aa-puh-thee ]], it occurs when a part of the heart becomes […]

Angela Bassett is raising awareness for heart health. The actress has partnered with the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association for the Know Diabetes by Heart initiative. It aims to educate people with type 2 diabetes of their increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Her mother died about five years ago due […]

A simple test may predict your life expectancy.  Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity.  Read more >> […]

According to the American Heart Association, one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, the rate is higher in African Americans. Find out if you're at risk here.

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<strong>COPD</strong> is one of the nation's <strong>leading causes of death</strong> but most of us have no idea what it is or how to deal with it. Get informed and improve your lifestyle.

Putting in <strong>extra hours</strong> on the job may be good for your bank account but bad for your heart according to a new study.

Most of us have heard that <strong>bran</strong> can help up lead a <strong>healthier life</strong> but new studies show a direct connection between consumin bran and improving our heart-health.