42 Items Tagged

heart disease

Where Will You Store Your Fat? Researchers May Have Found A Clue

Researchers have found one of the most important factors in determining where we'll put on pounds.

Elizabeth Gerson
January 21 2019

7 Things You Need To Know Today (March 24)

All the wellness news you need to know today, including Lena Dunham's surprising beauty secret, the truth about alcohol and heart disease, and what...

Leigh Weingus
March 24 2017

The Long-Term Effect Of Eating Disorders That Nobody Talks About

It's National Eating Disorder Awareness Week; here's something to keep in mind.

Dr. Ashley Solomon
March 2 2017

A Cardiologist's Checklist For Protecting Your Heart

Protect your heart by avoiding these 10 things.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 30 2016

How To Predict A Heart Attack By Looking At Your Earlobes

It's a crazy, research-backed correlation.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 8 2016

Why Your Endothelium Is The Secret To Health (And How To Boost It)

The endothelium is now understood to be the key to living a long and healthy life.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
July 28 2016

Why I'm Glad My Heart Stopped Working

Meet the world's only known three-time sudden cardiac death survivor.

Drew Logan
April 12 2016

Why Meditation Is One Of The Most Important Things You Can Do For Heart Health: A Doctor Explains

As an integrative medicine practitioner, I know the importance of stress management. Here's why meditation is a proven and natural method for...

Gary Kaplan, D.O.
February 12 2016

What Your Type-A Personality Really Means For Your Health

The overachievers who just cannot get themselves to sit down and chill out for a second.

Will Clower, PhD
January 21 2016

3 Weird Ways Winter Can Hurt Your Health (Besides The Common Cold)

Between jam-packed schedules, gift-giving pressures, and family hosting duties, the holidays can be a stressful time — as we are all aware of.

Dr. David A. Greuner
December 1 2015

No, Butter Isn't Back: A Cardiologist Explains Why You Should Stay Away From Animal Fat

In the last five years, there's been a huge push to abandon the idea that saturated fats promote heart disease.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
October 17 2015

The Pill You Should Consider Taking Every Day: A Cardiologist Explains

How many times have you heard "take two aspirin and call me in the morning”? It may be an old joke, but this potent pill, derived from the bark of...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
September 23 2015

11 Natural, Science-Backed Tips To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Here, a cardiologist shares some natural approaches to lowering blood pressure.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
August 1 2015

Why You Should Be Very Wary Of Statins

Statins are prescribed to nearly one-fourth of all American adults based on the outdated notion that lowering cholesterol levels is the way to prevent...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
July 5 2015