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.


Because February is American Heart Month, it's only right that we highlight ways to keep your heart healthy.

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According to the American Pregnancy Association, the amount of weight you should gain during pregnancy depends on your weight and BMI (body mass index) before…

Salmon – Salmon is not only delicious but it also helps increase the levels of good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein) contained in your body. This in turn will help reduce the risks of heart diseases. In addition, it is rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Have at least two servings per week. Blueberries  – Blueberries are […]

SUNDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) — People who spend time outdoors during the summer should consider their heart health and take steps to avoid heat-related illnesses, says Dr. Alan Gertler, a cardiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.   “The heat of summer increases stress on the heart, particularly during exercise,” Gertler said in […]

Cicely C. Mitchell– We spend considerable amounts of time strolling down the aisles of a grocery store, we walk from our cars to shopping malls…

<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.