Heart Health

Recent studies say, “For women less than 55 years old there has actually been an increase in the incidence of heart disease. Mt. Sinai hospital cardiologist, Steinbaum says, “we are seeing risk factors likes high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes increasing the risk in this population that is otherwise really healthy.” Symptoms can be different for women […]

Because February is American Heart Month, it's only right that we highlight ways to keep your heart healthy.

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Do you have any idea what keeps your hear ticking as it should? Check out some amazing and little known facts about your heart here.

Assessing whether you are in poor, moderate or ideal cardiovascular health takes just seconds, thanks to a new American Heart Association measure of health factors and behaviors.

What exactly is fitness? Fitness means being able to perform physical activity. It also means improving you energy, strength and health.

Women who eat more white bread, white rice, pizza, and other carbohydrate-rich foods that cause blood sugar to spike are more than twice as likely to develop heart disease than women who eat less of those foods, a new study suggests.