Health News

Women with AFib May Face Another Risk
A 20-year study of nearly 35,000 women found that those who were diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib) may have a raised risk of cancer.
The Burden of AFib in Women
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) may not affect women and men in the same way, a new study found.
Women, Get Your Heartbeat Checked
Women's hearts are not the same as men's when it comes to a condition called atrial fibrillation (Afib).
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Health Hazards of Sitting All Day
Whether it’s at the office, in the car or on the sofa, more Americans are sitting for significant periods of the day. Unfortunately, a sedentary habits can have consequences.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
Women’s Heart Problems Linked to MCI
Heart disease has been linked to risk for dementia. But it is not clear which types of dementia are related to heart problems.
Slimming Down Can Keep Heart Beating Right
Young people that suffer from obesity may think they are healthy enough. But their obesity is putting them at risk for diseases usually found in older people.
Women with Arrhythmia at Greater Stroke Risk
Women with a common abnormal heartbeat condition called atrial fibrillation are at a greater risk of stroke even if they take anticoagulants to lower their risk. This was especially true for women over the age of 75.