Listen to Your Heart: Women and Heart Disease

Listen to Your Heart: Women and Heart Disease

By NHLBI Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women of all ages, races, and shapes and sizes in the United States. But women sometimes experience heart disease differently than men. Healthy eating and physical activity go a long way to preventing heart disease, and keeping it from getting worse if you already […]

Sex and Heart Disease

Sex and Heart Disease

By Heart.org Is sex safe for heart disease patients? Readjusting to everyday life can be tough for heart disease patients. You wonder about everything: Should I eat this food? Can I do that activity? Can my body deal with the stress? Among the many questions is whether heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, will affect your sex […]

To Boost the Economy, Fight Chronic Disease

To Boost the Economy, Fight Chronic Disease

By Gene Huang To understand the health of an economy, look at the health of those who participate in it. About six in 10 U.S. adults have at least one chronic disease, such as diabetes, cancer, or heart disease. These conditions also called noncommunicable diseases, are expected to collectively cost the country $95 trillion by […]