This story is part of Eat It or Leave It?, a series that provides a closer look at the pros and cons associated with certain foods and drinks – and cooking options if you decide to eat them. Just a couple of calories a cup, good old black coffee packs quite a punch. It wakes…

This story is part of Eat It or Leave It?, a series that provides a closer look at the pros and cons associated with certain foods and drinks – and cooking options if you decide to eat them. Just a couple of calories a cup, good old black coffee packs quite a punch. It wakes…

(Getty Images) Having a limb amputated can be traumatic, yet experts say not enough is being done to prevent a common disease that can lead to limb loss. Critical limb ischemia, or CLI, is a severe form of peripheral artery disease, a narrowing of the arteries of the extremities that typically affects the legs. At…

(monkeybusiness/envato elements) Genetics are at the core of some congenital heart defects, and a new scientific statement could help guide doctors in new information and testing techniques that not only could help patients but also their families. The report from the American Heart Association published Thursday in Circulation(link opens in new window) provides an update…

(Getty Images) Having a limb amputated can be traumatic, yet experts say not enough is being done to prevent a common disease that can lead to limb loss. Critical limb ischemia, or CLI, is a severe form of peripheral artery disease, a narrowing of the arteries of the extremities that typically affects the legs. At…

(monkeybusiness/envato elements) Genetics are at the core of some congenital heart defects, and a new scientific statement could help guide doctors in new information and testing techniques that not only could help patients but also their families. The report from the American Heart Association published Thursday in Circulation(link opens in new window) provides an update…

Given only a 30 percent chance at birth of ever walking or talking, now-8-year-old Maggie Maine sings, dances and even plays the piano. (Photo courtesy of Maine family) The day after Maggie Maine was born, doctors told her parents there was a 70 percent chance she’d never walk, talk or be able to feed or bathe herself….

(halfpoint/envato elements) A mother can pass down a lot of physical traits to her child, such as her smile, eye color, or the shape of her nose. According to new research, she may also be passing along something not as obvious – a vulnerability for developing heart disease. A Dutch study published Wednesday in the…

Given only a 30 percent chance at birth of ever walking or talking, now-8-year-old Maggie Maine sings, dances and even plays the piano. (Photo courtesy of Maine family) The day after Maggie Maine was born, doctors told her parents there was a 70 percent chance she’d never walk, talk or be able to feed or bathe herself….

(halfpoint/envato elements) A mother can pass down a lot of physical traits to her child, such as her smile, eye color, or the shape of her nose. According to new research, she may also be passing along something not as obvious – a vulnerability for developing heart disease. A Dutch study published Wednesday in the…