At least 48 percent of all adults in the United States have some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the latest statistics provided by the American Heart Association.
Despite decades-long reduction in heart disease and stroke death rates, cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide.
As in most things, family matters. Specifically, your family’s ethnicity could make a difference, at least when it comes to cholesterol and your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
In a twelve-month follow-up study, reductions in systolic blood pressure observed at 6 months were sustained at one year.
A supportive workplace culture reduces the stigma associated with mental health, and access to comprehensive benefits helps to prevent mental health disorders
People who live in neighborhoods with more greenspaces may have better blood vessel health and lower levels of stress, and a lower risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, strokes and others.
American Heart Association comments on CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics updated mortality data.
Smoke-free policies have been associated with lower systolic (top number) blood pressure readings among non-smokers, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association.
Living in a rural area increases the difficulty of caring for someone with heart failure, according to new research.
American Heart Association President Ivor Benjamin, M.D. FAHA, issued the following comments on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans released at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions.