Are Saturated Fats Safer Than Carbs? 

Eating steak doesn’t lead to a heart attack. But doughnuts might get you there, cardiologists now say. Here’s what you should know about saturated fats versus carbs.

What Is High Blood Pressure? 

We hear about it all the time, but exactly what is high blood pressure? If your blood is pushing too hard against artery walls, you may be at risk for a stroke or heart attack.

Early Signs of Heart Disease 

Early signs of heart disease aren’t always obvious. If you have risk factors, it’s especially important to get a symptom checked out if you’re not sure.

The Heart Disease and Cancer Link 

Heart disease can raise the risk of cancer. The heart disease and cancer link makes it extra important to reduce risks for both of these top causes of deaths.

Symptoms of Pericarditis 

Chest pain is a well-known heart attack symptom. It’s also one of the key symptoms of pericarditis, inflammation around the heart, that you should know.

High Blood Pressure Treatment 

High blood pressure treatment with lifestyle changes plus medication, if needed, can lower your risk for strokes, heart attacks, kidney disease and more.

The Heart Failure Epidemic 

Experts warn there’s a heart failure epidemic in the U.S. among seniors. Deaths due to heart failure are increasing, too, especially among younger adults.