Health News

What Chocolate Could Do for Your Ticker
It's always nice to find out something that tastes delicious may also be good for you.
Talking to Your Doctor About Exercise
You know you need to get off the couch and get moving, but you may not be sure if you should gear up or talk to your doctor first.
Stand up for Your Health at Work
Eyeing that sit-stand desk at work? It may help curb the health risks of sitting all day.
When 'Good' Cholesterol Is Even Better
Good, better, best — when it comes to cholesterol, you want more of the good kind. But there may be an even better version of the good kind.
Why Smokers Might Need to Watch Their Hearing
Smokers, if you need another reason to quit, here’s one that might surprise you: Quitting might save your hearing.
There's No Place Like Home — To Grow Old
For those in midlife, lifestyle choices made now may have a major impact on living long and staying independent later in life.
Metabolic Syndrome Rate Stabilizing
A cluster of health problems — collectively known as metabolic syndrome — puts many at possible risk for heart disease and stroke. The good news? Rates for this condition appear to be stabilizing in the US.
Salt Wasn't So Serious for Blood Pressure
Many Americans eat more salt than dietary guidelines recommend. New evidence suggests that salt may not be as serious a threat to one group of patients' blood pressure as once thought.
The Risks of Youth E-Cig Use
Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.
Diet Tips for Heart Patients
When it comes to eating heart smart, there can be a bit of a food fight. Diet experts continue to debate the healthiness of some foods, but certain choices seem to be clear heart-health boosters.