Healthy habits can prevent most heart disease. Find out what new ACC/AHA recommendations say about how to protect your heart.

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How do you build the foundation of a healthy heart? Start with healthy habits: eat better, move more, keep a healthy weight, stop smoking.

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Taking an aspirin a day might not help you prevent heart disease. But if you've already had a heart attack or stroke, aspirin is still important.

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New issue of 'CardioSmart Life' magazine provides tips on how to boost your health and prevent heart disease.

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Most adult hearts beat 50-100 times per minute at rest. If you have bradycardia, that means your heart beats slower than normal.

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Both Sugary and Artificially Sweetened Beverages Linked to Increased Mortality Risk

Apr 17, 2019
Experts recommend limiting sugary beverages and consuming diet drinks in moderation, based on a long-term study of more than 118,000 adults.

Study Supports Limiting Eggs and Cholesterol Intake for a Healthier Heart

Apr 17, 2019
Higher consumption of eggs and cholesterol is linked to increased risk for heart disease.

Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment May Improve Brain Function and Reduce Heart Risks in the Elderly

Apr 15, 2019

Tighter blood pressure control can improve outcomes for elderly adults.