Eating nearly one-third a cup of almonds a day — either alone or combined with almost one-quarter cup of dark chocolate and 2 1/3 tablespoons of cocoa a day — may reduce a risk factor for coronary heart disease, according to a new study. The study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart…

Eating nearly one-third a cup of almonds a day — either alone or combined with almost one-quarter cup of dark chocolate and 2 1/3 tablespoons of cocoa a day — may reduce a risk factor for coronary heart disease, according to a new study. The study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart…

ANAHEIM, California — The risk of heart attacks, heart failure, strokes and death can be reduced in adults 65 and older if they’re treated for blood pressure the same way younger people are – to a systolic blood pressure of less than 130 – according to new guidelines(link opens in new window) from scientists and medical…

ANAHEIM, California — The risk of heart attacks, heart failure, strokes and death can be reduced in adults 65 and older if they’re treated for blood pressure the same way younger people are – to a systolic blood pressure of less than 130 – according to new guidelines(link opens in new window) from scientists and medical…

ANAHEIM, California — Well over half of all African-American adults will be classified as having high blood pressure under new streamlined diagnostic guidelines released this week, illuminating the heavy burden of cardiovascular disease in the population. The guidelines change the definition of high blood pressure – also called hypertension – to begin when measurements show…

ANAHEIM, California — Well over half of all African-American adults will be classified as having high blood pressure under new streamlined diagnostic guidelines released this week, illuminating the heavy burden of cardiovascular disease in the population. The guidelines change the definition of high blood pressure – also called hypertension – to begin when measurements show…

Lea en español(link opens in new window) ANAHEIM, California — Nearly half of American adults are at risk for major health problems because of high blood pressure, according to a new scientific guideline that redefines the dangerous condition and provides tactics for doctors to detect, treat and prevent it. People with readings of 130 as…

Attention passengers, this is your pilot speaking. I’m kind of in a hurry to get to our destination and you probably are, too. Since I know what I’m doing, I’m going to cut some time by zipping through all those boring safety checks that usually take us so long, and get us in the air…

Keeping up with what foods are heart-healthy can be a challenge. Now, the federal government may soon be dropping its decades-old advice about eating too much cholesterol. The nation’s top dietary advisory committee is calling for the removal of limits on dietary cholesterol, according to media reports. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will send its…

Lea en español(link opens in new window) ANAHEIM, California — Nearly half of American adults are at risk for major health problems because of high blood pressure, according to a new scientific guideline that redefines the dangerous condition and provides tactics for doctors to detect, treat and prevent it. People with readings of 130 as…