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Binge Drinking Linked to Heart Problems in Young People

Young people who frequently binge drink have significantly more risk factors for heart disease than their peers who don’t binge drink, according to research recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

By Diane Domina

What Might Sexual Orientation Mean for Heart Health?

Heart disease risk is higher in bisexual men than in heterosexual men, based on several modifiable risk factors, suggests a study conducted at New York University.

By Diane Domina

Red Meat Allergy Linked to Heart Disease

Research suggests that such red meat allergies, sometimes caused by a tick bite, increase plaque buildup in arteries and can increase the risk for heart disease.

By Diane Domina

Erectile Dysfunction Raises Heart Risk, Even Without Other Risks

New research published in Circulation suggests men with erectile dysfunction – also called ED – are at increased risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and sudden cardiac death, even when they do not smoke or have other risk factors for cardio...

By Diane Domina

Sleep Seven Hours for a Young Heart

Seven appears to be the magic number for sleep during a 24-hour period, while sleeping less or more may increase heart age.

By Stephanie Stephens