Cardiologist Conference Yields New Guidelines for Heart HealthNews from an American Heart Association conference over the weekend reveals a lot about what works and what does not for preventing heart attacks and other problems.
Regular Exercise Can Take Away 'Years Of Damage' From Laziness And Doing Nothing, Study SaysA new study has revealed that the statement 'it's never too late to get in shape' actually does hold water after all.
Nearly Half Of U.S. Adults May Have High Blood Pressure Under New AHA GuidelinesUnder new health guidelines for hypertension, nearly half of all adults in the United States suffer from high blood pressure and are at risk of major health problems.
Fitness Instructor Survives Heart Attack And Inspires Others To Fight Heart DiseaseHeart disease kills one in three women every year. It's even more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. This week's Jefferson Award winner has made it her life's mission to get the word out.
North Bay Father, Son Ride On Rose Parade FloatFifteen-year-old Lewis Griffith and his father Steve were special guests on the American Heart Association and Union Bank float.
North Bay Father, Son Riding In Rose Parade Float For CPR Heroes, SurvivorsA North Bay teenager and his father are traveling to Pasadena to be in the Rose Parade on a special float for heroes and the ones whose lives they saved.
Google Looks for 'Maverick' To Lead Research Co-Venture With American Heart AssociationGoogle Life Sciences is teaming with the American Heart Association to find new ways to fight heart disease.
Can We Reduce Our Sugar Intake? WHO Announces New GuidelinesIt's no secret that Americans have a love affair with sugar, but we've been hearing for years that the collective sweet tooth is dangerous, if not deadly.
UCSF Study Suggests Secondhand Marijuana Smoke As Bad As Tobacco Smoke For Heart HealthBreathing secondhand marijuana smoke may be just as bad for your heart as tobacco smoke, according to preliminary research from UCSF.
Jefferson Award Winner Spreads Message Of Heart Health To San Francisco’s ChinatownWith heart disease as America's number one killer, this week's Jefferson Award winner tries to make sure everyone gets the word on heart health.
KCBS Animal Update: The Health Benefits Of Having PetsMany companies have begun to allow pets into the workplace. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA explains why she thinks this is a win-win policy.