Heart Health

Dina Piersawl’s life changed during the 2003 holiday season. The former athlete, who ate healthy and worked as a personal trainer, was diagnosed with heart disease. She didn't see it coming.

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<strong>COPD</strong> is one of the nation's <strong>leading causes of death</strong> but most of us have no idea what it is or how to deal with it. Get informed and improve your lifestyle.

Do you have any idea what keeps your hear ticking as it should? Check out some amazing and little known facts about your heart here.

Assessing whether you are in poor, moderate or ideal cardiovascular health takes just seconds, thanks to a new American Heart Association measure of health factors and behaviors.

What exactly is fitness? Fitness means being able to perform physical activity. It also means improving you energy, strength and health.

Women who eat more white bread, white rice, pizza, and other carbohydrate-rich foods that cause blood sugar to spike are more than twice as likely to develop heart disease than women who eat less of those foods, a new study suggests.

Supporting your heart health begins with a good exercise routine, healthy diet and heart supplements. See what experts say are the basics to promoting heart health.

Nearly 65 million women age 20 and older in the United States are overweight or obese – but in many cases overweight and obesity can be controlled with a few simple lifestyle changes. By knowing the weight that is healthiest for you and taking small steps to reach it, you can lead a heart healthy life.