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Inpatient Rehab Is Best for Stroke Recovery

Inpatient Rehab Is Best for Stroke Recovery

The intensive, multidisciplinary treatment required after a stroke can be provided most efficiently in an inpatient rehabilitation facility.

Full fat dairy products are OK to eat on the DASH diet.

Tweaking the DASH Diet Is OK

Substituting full-fat dairy products for lowfat or nonfat versions on the DASH diet does not reverse the health benefits of the diet, according to this study.

Stress Management May Aid Heart Attack Recovery

Stress Management May Aid Heart Attack Recovery

Adding stress management to cardiac rehabilitation may bring extra benefits to people recovering from heart complications or surgery.

A woman reading nutrition labels in a grocery store.

New Nutrition Labels Focus on Heart Health

New labels on packaged foods will highlight added sugars and other nutrients that contribute to chronic health conditions like obesity and heart disease.

How Kidney Function Affects the Heart

How Kidney Function Affects the Heart

New research supports the idea that even small reductions in kidney function may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Man at doctors office getting blood pressure taken.

Coronary Artery Disease: 11 Ways to Cut Your Risk

The more risk factors you have for coronary artery disease, the greater your chance of developing it. Here are 11 ways to cut your risk and help your heart.

Tai Chi and Qigong Can Help Your Heart

Growing evidence shows that traditional Chinese exercise, such as tai chi and qigong, may benefit heart disease patients, both physically and mentally.

Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart Disease Patients, Too

Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart Disease Patients, Too

Coronary artery disease patients who followed a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to die prematurely or suffer a heart attack or stroke, research has found.

Heart Patients Should Protect Their Eyes

Heart Patients Should Protect Their Eyes

Eye protection is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you’re told you need a procedure to open a blockage in one of your heart’s arteries.

Can You Manage High Blood Pressure With Your Smartphone?

At least 200 smartphone apps are now available to help people monitor and control hypertension. But do they really work?