Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death

FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes are much more likely to die after a heart attack than people without the blood sugar condition, a new study finds.

Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks

FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For black Americans with diabetes, poor kidney function appears to boost their risk of dying from heart disease, a new report suggests.

Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans with a common heart rhythm disorder are at higher risk than whites for serious heart complications and death, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Get Checked for High Blood Pressure

(HealthDay News) -- High blood pressure is quite common, but is often undiagnosed.

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Years of working long hours may help you climb the career ladder, but those hours may take a steep toll on your health -- and that's especially true for women, new research says.

Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Living near an airport isn't just hard on your hearing, it may also be hard on your heart, new research suggests.

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among the 54 million Hispanic adults living in the United States, Puerto Ricans fare the worst when it comes to physical and mental ills, a new review 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.

Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?

TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a mainly plant-based diet -- especially one with lots of healthy veggies, fruit and whole grains -- may significantly lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.