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.

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic kidney disease face higher odds of heart attack or stroke if they have high-salt diets, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Have Headaches? Speak to Your Doctor

(HealthDay News) -- A headache is generally recognized as having pain or discomfort anywhere in the head, scalp or neck. It can be a symptom of everything from minor stress to a life-threatening stroke.

Updated Heart Failure Treatment Guidelines Issued

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An updated guideline adds two new types of drugs to the list of treatment options for heart failure.

Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Students who suffer a concussion may face more school difficulties than their peers with other sports-related injuries, a new study suggests.

Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes should not take a blow to the head lightly. New research suggests delayed treatment for concussion could prolong recovery.

Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive treatment of high blood pressure reduces older adults' risk of heart disease without increasing their risk of falls or other complications, a new study shows.

Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke

THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking aspirin immediately after a mini-stroke significantly reduces the risk of a major stroke, a new study suggests.

Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure?

TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Potatoes are a popular staple of the American diet, but eating too many -- whether boiled, baked, mashed or fried -- may raise the risk for high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

Keep Busy! Stay Sharp!

TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although people complain when their schedule gets too busy, new research suggests that being overbooked might actually be good for the brain.