Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who inherit a genetic disorder that causes high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol have an increased risk for heart disease and hardened arteries, a new study finds.

Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men are significantly more likely to have their heart stop suddenly than women are, a new study finds.

Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Spread the news: Butter may not be the unhealthy food many Americans believe it to be, new research suggests.

Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- America's war on heart disease and stroke may have suffered a setback.

Most Americans Are Eating Better

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of Americans were eating healthier in 2012 than they were in 1999, a new study finds.

Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study

MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Giving high doses of statins to patients with heart disease doesn't lower the risk of future heart trouble any more than moderate doses of the cholesterol-lowering drugs do, a new study finds.

For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with poorly controlled risk factors for heart disease could cut their chances of future trouble by having pharmacists help manage their care, new Canadian research suggests.

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- America's heart health seems to be improving, a new study reports.

More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution can worsen heart disease risk factors, especially in people with diabetes, a new study suggests.

Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease

TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- After retiring from a long and illustrious pro football career that included four Super Bowl championships, quarterback Joe Montana abandoned his decades-long habit of daily exercise.