Diets higher in plant foods and lower in animal foods were linked with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Black and Hispanic people having a stroke are less likely than their white counterparts to get treatments proven to reduce death and improve quality of life, new research shows.
Flint, Michigan, is best known in recent years for its troubles over tainted water. But another problem has challenged the city for decades: Most of its population lack easy access to healthy, nutritious produce.
The cycle of homelessness can have devastating long-term repercussions on health. A nonprofit program in Boston is tackling the problem by trying to avoid evictions.
While significant improvements have been made in resuscitation and post cardiac arrest resuscitation care, mortality remains high and is mainly attributed to widespread brain injury. Better science is needed to support the prediction of outcomes in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest.
Stricter regulation, proven policies are needed to thwart tobacco industry’s ongoing efforts to addict more users.
American Heart Association and RapidSOS to connect first responders and 9-1-1 telecommunicators with life-saving medical information.
People living with HIV face a higher risk of developing diseases of the heart and blood vessels compared to people without the disease. Seventy-five percent of people living with HIV are over age 45 and face significant health challenges at earlier ages than people who don’t have HIV.
A large study of Swedish men found that those who were even mildly overweight around age 18 were more likely develop cardiomyopathy in adulthood — an uncommon heart muscle condition that can cause heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
First recipients of the Social Impact Fund to receive investments totaling $1.15 million.