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The Connection Between Blood Pressure and Heart Rate

The connection between blood pressure and heart rate is not always clear. Learn about some of the different conditions that affect these measures and what it indicates about heart health.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Think Twice Before Supplement Shopping

Study finds many supplements provide few advantages to wellness (but also, no risk).

By Stephanie Stephens

How Much Omega-3 Should You Take?

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not protect heart health as much as previously thought. Learn more about omega-3 studies, information about doses, and other possible health benefits.

By William Davis, M.D.

Owners of a Lonely Heart at Higher Risk for Hospitalization or Early Death

Patients diagnosed with heart failure who are also socially isolated and feeling lonely are more likely to be hospitalized or die, according to a new study.

By Stephanie Stephens

Could an Egg a Day Lower Your Stroke Risk?

A new study published in Heart, a journal of The BMJ, suggests the equivalent of about an egg per day may actually help reduce heart disease risk.

By Diane Domina