Healthy Heart

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Diseases & Conditions

Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention, Treatment and Research

Overview Coronary artery disease (also called coronary heart disease) is the number-one killer of both men and women in […]

High Blood Pressure: Prevention, Treatment and Research

Overview We all have “blood pressure.” This simply refers to the way blood pushes against the walls of […]

High Cholesterol: Prevention, Treatment and Research

Overview Cholesterol is a natural component in everyone’s blood. However, when you have too much of this fatty […]


Eat Smart

Think Twice About Following Food Trends

Kale, chia seeds and quinoa: They’ve all received their fair share of media buzz over the last few […]

The Truth About 4 Popular Heart Health Supplements

Watching your cholesterol levels is a smart idea, especially since one in three people have high levels of […]

Are You Getting Enough (or Too Much) Calcium?

Most people associate calcium with a healthy skeleton. Indeed, the mineral is essential for keeping your bones healthy, […]


Know Your Risk

What to Do When High Cholesterol Runs in Your Family

Understanding Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Because high cholesterol doesn’t have any symptoms, it’s not something that’s commonly on people’s […]

Heart Disease: Do You Know the Warning Signs?

Sometimes the first sign someone has that something is wrong with his or her heart health is a […]

Difficult Pregnancies and the Risk of Heart Disease

High blood pressure and smoking are well known as important risk factors for heart disease. But there’s another […]


Move More

3 Kinds of Exercise That Boost Heart Health

Heart-pumping aerobic exercise is good for cardiovascular health. But Johns Hopkins researchers say that two other types of […]

7 Heart Benefits of Exercise

Did you know that physical activity can be as beneficial to your heart as medication in many cases? […]

The Yoga-Heart Connection

A growing body of research from Johns Hopkins shows that practicing yoga can lower stress and help those […]


Stay Healthy

Heart Health Tips

The causes of heart disease are often complex — but preventing heart disease doesn’t have to be. Many […]

Do Your Heart a Favor—Get More Sleep

Turning in early and getting a sound night’s rest don’t exactly rank high on the to-do lists of […]

Better Care for All

Heart disease treatment is an evolving science. Prior to the early 1990s, the medical consensus was that cardiovascular […]