For years, women thought hormone therapy (HT) would protect them from heart trouble. But heart attacks can and do occur at any age. Plus, we now know that HT may actually raise the risk for heart disease in some women.
Want to add some fun, fall flavor to your exercise routine? Instead of pumping iron to build muscle strength, try lifting a pumpkin.
Don’t smoke. Wear sunscreen. You know the cancer prevention drill, right? Maybe not. Research shows that many people don’t know about other lifestyle factors that can affect their risk of developing the disease—including these three.
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
Addiction to drugs or alcohol can happen to anyone of any age, social status, race, or income level. Find out more by taking this quiz.
Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.
Recognizing the symptoms of stress in your life is one step toward managing it. This assessment will help you learn your particular stress symptoms.
Millions of people suffer heart attacks every year. A heart attack can damage the heart’s function, and even lead to death. Learn what happens during a heart attack, and what signs to watch for.