Tag: heart health

5-Minute Breathing Exercises Can Lower BP, Heart Attack Risk

July 8, 2021 — The demands of daily life often hinder people from getting enough physical exercise. But according to a new study, all...

Starchy Snacks, ‘Western-Style’ Lunches May Harm Heart Health

June 28, 2021 — New research shows that what you eat and when you eat it may affect heart health. Researchers found that...

Fish Oil Supplements May Help Fight Depression

By Robert Preidt               HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fish oil supplements are often touted as...

Coroner: Black man in SC jail likely died of cardiac event

A coroner says that a mentally ill Black man who died after an encounter with deputies in a South Carolina jail earlier this year likely...

Exercise Helps the Heart, But Can Manual Labor Hurt?

May 12, 2021 — All exercise is not created equal, and the exercise you get during leisure time is better for your heart health...

‘Race Gap’ in Heart Health Has Changed Little in 20 Years

By Denise MannHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans who live in rural areas are two to three times more likely...

Daily Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fill up that mug: Having one or more cups...

High BP in Middle Age Can Harm Your Brain

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — High blood pressure can begin to take a toll on memory and thinking...

Restful Sleep Could Help Ward Off Heart Failure

The researchers gave each person a “healthy sleep score” of 0 to 5, based on the number of healthy habits they...

Heart Defects Don’t Increase Risk of Severe COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In what will come as reassuring news to those who were...

Many Seniors With Heart Failure Take 10-plus Meds

By Cara Roberts Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When older people hospitalized for heart failure are...

For Black Americans, Resilience Key to Heart Health

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Black people who have a strong sense of psychological well-being may have...

Severe COVID Ups Odds for Heart Conditions 10-Fold

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Doctors have long noted links between severe COVID-19 and heart...

Necklace Spots A-Fib in Just Over 30 Seconds

And while the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has not yet advocated routine EKG screening for people who lack symptoms (citing a lack of...

COVID-19 May Mimic Heart Attack Signs in Some

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Eighteen patients with severe COVID-19 treated at a New York City hospital showed...

Heart Patients Need to Be Wary of Coronavirus

THURSDAY, April 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People with high blood pressure and heart disease may be vulnerable to complications from COVID-19, heart experts say....