Health News

The Rx That Could Prevent Countless Strokes
Many patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib) may not be receiving medications that could help keep them from having a stroke, a new study found.
Heart Health: Knowledge Is Half the Battle
Many people at risk of heart health problems didn't feel a need to make changes to improve their health, according to a new study.
A Healthy Heart Can Last a Lifetime
Having a healthy heart in middle age may mean you're set to have a long, healthy life, according to a new study.
The Benefits of an Active Commute
Compared to taking a car or bus to work, walking or riding your bike might significantly improve your health, according to a new study.
Energy Drinks and Your Heart
Energy drinks may affect your blood pressure and your heart's electrical activity, a new study found.
Sticking with Statins After Heart Attack
After a heart attack, many patients may have trouble sticking to their high-intensity statin regimen.
Common Antibiotic Not Tied to Heart Trouble
Some recent studies have linked a common antibiotic to a raised risk for a type of abnormal heartbeat, but a large new study suggests that may not be the case.
How Kidney Disease Might Affect Your Heart
Poor kidney function may have a big impact on heart-related deaths, a new study found.
A Shift in Stroke Demographics
Stroke rates appear to have increased in younger patients in recent years, according to a new study.
Why Some Stroke Survivors Ignore Rx Advice
Some stroke survivors may ignore their doctors' medication advice because they are experiencing side effects or are unaware that there are other medication options, a new study found.