Health News

When Women Should Check Their Hearts
Many women in a recent survey didn't know the age when they should begin getting regular heart screenings.
Where You Live Might Affect Your Health
Living in a rural area may mean you face a raised risk of death, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Benefits of Cutting Down on Salt
A policy that would reduce salt intake by 10 percent over 10 years could save millions of lives around the world, according to a new study.
The World's Blood Pressure May Be Rising
The number of people with high systolic blood pressure has been rising around the world in recent decades, according to a new study.
Omega-3s and Your Heart
Omega-3 fatty acids may help lower your risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study.
How Alcohol Affects Your Heart
Alcohol abuse may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
When Blood Pressure Readings Aren't Accurate
Your blood pressure in the clinic may not reflect your blood pressure outside the clinic, according to a new study.
Jardiance Gets a New Job
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Jardiance a new job.
Testosterone, Blood Clots and Time
When it comes to the potential risk of blood clots associated with testosterone treatment, time may play an important role, a new study found.
Younger Smokers May Face Greater Risk
Smoking is dangerous for people of all ages, but younger people who smoke may face higher health risks, a new study found.