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Antioxidants and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Can supplements help reduce your risk of coronary heart disease? Here’s what the research says.

By HealthAfter50

The Health Risks of a Broken Heart

A broken heart may be more than just a metaphor for emotional pain. People who have lost a spouse or partner are at a higher risk for heart attack or stroke.

By HealthAfter50

The Alcohol Facts You Need to Know

Moderate alcohol consumption has some undeniable health benefits, including a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

By HealthAfter50

Managing Cholesterol During the Holidays

When the holidays hit, it can be difficult to manage your cholesterol. Here are some tips on managing it during those times when it can be most difficult.

By Yumhee Park

Best Ways to Manage Stable Angina

You can ease episodes of chest pain by making heart-healthy changes to your lifestyle. Here are nine steps to take.

By HealthAfter50

The Best Time to Exercise with High Blood Pressure

A regular exercise habit helps to control weight, lower stress levels, and improve your blood pressure profile.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

5 Stroke Risk Factors for Women

You may have heard that heart attack symptoms can be different for a woman than for a man. But did you know that the same holds true for stroke?

By HealthAfter50

How to Find the Best Care After a Stroke

Studies show that stroke rehabilitation helps in even the most severe instances. Here are the the newest evidence-based recommendations.

By HealthAfter50

How to Shake the Salt From Your Diet

There’s no denying it—Americans consume twice the recommended amount of sodium they need every day.

By HealthAfter50

How to Prevent a Heart Attack

Small lifestyle choices can keep your heart beating strong, and it doesn’t take a strict diet or grueling workouts.

By HealthAfter50