Baseball legend Rod Carew is preparing to receive a heart transplant to replace the machine that has kept him alive for more than a year. LOS ANGELES – Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew spent Thursday in a hospital preparing to receive a new heart to replace the machine that’s kept him alive since he…

Baseball legend Rod Carew is preparing to receive a heart transplant to replace the machine that has kept him alive for more than a year. LOS ANGELES – Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew spent Thursday in a hospital preparing to receive a new heart to replace the machine that’s kept him alive since he…

For the 80 million Americans with high blood pressure, the hectic holiday crunch ’tis the season for a little extra caution. Even people who usually eat healthy diets, exercise and take other precautions may run the risk of sabotaging their health during the holidays. It’s especially important to avoid self-sabotage because of just how dangerous…

For the 80 million Americans with high blood pressure, the hectic holiday crunch ’tis the season for a little extra caution. Even people who usually eat healthy diets, exercise and take other precautions may run the risk of sabotaging their health during the holidays. It’s especially important to avoid self-sabotage because of just how dangerous…

Heart disease death rates have increased for the first time in decades and stroke death rates also have gone up, according to new federal statistics(link opens in new window) that show a drop in U.S. life expectancy. While there is no obvious explanation for the small jump in these death rates published Thursday by the…

Heart disease death rates have increased for the first time in decades and stroke death rates also have gone up, according to new federal statistics(link opens in new window) that show a drop in U.S. life expectancy. While there is no obvious explanation for the small jump in these death rates published Thursday by the…