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Diabetes Medications That Treat Heart Disease, Too

Even though you think you’re being careful, it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping […]

6 Heart Health Mistakes Made by Women—and How to Avoid Them

Even though you think you’re being careful, it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping […]

3 Myths About Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs

If you’ve swapped bad habits (hello, nightly takeout and binge-watching your favorite program) for good ones such as […]

Heart Health Tips

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

Better Care for All

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

Dementia and Heart Health: Are They Related?

Eating nutritious foods, being physically active, managing high blood pressure and high cholesterol — you probably already know […]

6 Healthy Heart Splurges

Making heart-healthy choices shouldn’t be drudgery. In fact, a Johns Hopkins heart disease expert says it can be […]

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

Ready to take action to lower your high blood pressure? Start with these lifestyle changes. Fewer than half […]

5 Heart Numbers You Need to Know

A Johns Hopkins heart disease expert shares what your body and lifestyle are trying to tell you through […]

5 Healthy-Heart Steps That Take Just Minutes

A few simple habits can help you protect your heart to live a longer, healthier life—starting now. Taking […]

How to Reduce Cholesterol: New Medication Options

PCSK9 inhibitors are a new class of medication that shows a lot of promise for lowering cholesterol. But […]

Heart Medications: The Power of a Team Approach

A multifaceted approach is common (and smart) for heart disease treatment and prevention. Discover how different types of […]

Understanding Your Target Heart Rate

Monitoring your heart rate while you’re exercising can help you get key benefits without overdoing it. Johns Hopkins […]

ABCs of Keeping Heart Healthy

Lifestyle changes that are within your control can change the course of your heart health in dramatic ways, […]

How Statin Drugs Protect the Heart

Statin drugs are often prescribed to safely lower the risk of heart attacks, stroke and hardening of the […]

Five Ways to Sleep Well and Protect Your Heart

Poor sleep can worsen the risk factors for heart disease. Find out what you can do to improve […]

For Your Heart: Stay Calm and Cool

 Anger raises your blood pressure and your risk for heart disease and heart attack. Learn what Johns Hopkins […]

Decode Your Stress Management Skills

Almost everyone experiences some form of stress. Take this quick quiz to discover what Johns Hopkins research has […]

5 Heart Health Mistakes Made by Men—and How to Avoid Them

You mean well. But it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping your heart at […]

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 […]