Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust

MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with heart disease may fare better when they feel they can trust and talk to their doctor, two new studies suggest.

What You Need to Know About Cholesterol

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol plays a vital role in your health, so it's important to understand the different types of cholesterol and how to influence their levels, a heart specialist says.

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks

SATURDAY, March 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. medical organizations have conflicting guidelines on the use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs in blacks, a new study finds.

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A primitive Amazonian tribe appears to have the best heart health in the world, living a simple existence that inadvertently provides them extraordinary protection against heart disease, researchers report.

Health Tip: Help Kids Maintain Healthy Cholesterol

(HealthDay News) -- Most people don't worry about high cholesterol until they become adults, but the truth is that cholesterol can be a problem in childhood.

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight and obese people tend to develop heart disease at an earlier age, living with chronic illness for much longer than those of a healthy weight, a new study shows.

1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Can people really be healthy and obese?

Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age

WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol's impact on heart attack may differ by age, new research suggests.

What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Getting overweight adults to adopt new heart-healthy eating habits is an uphill battle. But giving them a handout about nutrition may be better than nothing, new research suggests.

Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?

THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A large new analysis suggests there may some type of link between Parkinson's disease and the risk for stroke.