Heart Health

You Could Have High Blood Pressure Even If Your Doctor’s Office Readings Are Normal

“Masked hypertension” is more common than health experts previously thought, according to a new study.

Why Yo-Yo Dieting Is Seriously Bad for Your Heart (Even If You’re Not Overweight)

A new study found that postmenopausal women who lost and regained weight had about 3.5 times higher risk of sudden cardiac death, and a 66% greater risk of dying from coronary heart disease.

Calcium Supplements May Damage the Heart, But Calcium-Rich Foods Seem to Protect It

Should you be taking calcium supplements? A new study adds to growing concern about getting our vitamins and minerals from pills rather than food.

Sugar Industry Manipulated Research on Heart Disease, Report Says

An investigation revealed Big Sugar worked to shift the blame onto dietary fat and cholesterol. This may be one reason we don’t associate the sweet stuff with cardiovascular risk factors, according to the authors of the report.

What Your Twitter Feed Might Reveal About Your Health

New research finds surprisingly accurate predictions of coronary heart disease across the country—on social media.

The Surprisingly Simple Factor That Could Be Affecting Your Health

New research suggests that the first step to preventing and treating illness is asking a simple question: What’s your sex? Here’s why—and what it means for you.

How an Unhappy Marriage Could Literally Break Your Heart

A new study suggests that an unhappy marriage could wreak havoc on your cardiovascular health.