Lipoprotein(a) Foundation Is Spreading The Word About A Genetic Predisposition For Heart DiseaseSandra Revill Tremulis, president and founder of the Lipoprotein(a) Foundation talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about a genetic condition that can cause cardiovascular disease in young adults.
Stanford Study Shows Apple Watch May Detect Heart Problem; More Research NeededA huge study of 419,000 users suggests the Apple Watch can detect atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) at least sometimes. Experts say more work is needed to tell if using it to screen for heart problems really helps.
Eating Several Eggs Per Week Linked To Higher Risk Of Heart DiseaseResearch from Northwestern Medicine finds that adults who ate several eggs per week and high amounts of dietary cholesterol had a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death from any cause.
Study: African Americans Lower Risk For Cancer, Heart Disease With Vitamin D, Fish OilA new study looked at the long-term health benefits of fish oil and Vitamin D supplements when it comes to heart disease, and cancer and found African-Americans benefited the most.
Eating Cheese Won't Increase Risk Of Heart Problems, Study SaysResearchers say eating dairy products won’t increase your risk of developing heart problems later on in life.
Lower-Class Drinkers Face Worse Heart Health Risks, Study SaysThere's an increased risk of dying from heart disease if you drink frequently -- especially if you are in the lowest socioeconomic class, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal PLOS Medicine.
Bacon, Soda & Too Few Nuts Tied To Big Portion Of US DeathsGorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? These are among food habits that new research links with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes.
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.
Study Details Sugar Industry Attempt To Shape ScienceThe sugar industry began funding research that cast doubt on sugar's role in heart disease - in part by pointing the finger at fat - as early as the 1960s.
'Big Lebowski' Actor David Huddleston Dies At 85Huddleston, the character actor best known for portraying titular roles in "The Big Lebowski" and "Santa Claus: The Movie," has died...
Decline In Heart, Stroke-Related Deaths StallsAfter years of steady improvement in the mortality rate caused by heart diseases, a new study shows that the decline has stalled.
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.
Stanford Launches iPhone App To Determine Person’s ‘Heart Age,’ Ways To Improve Heart HealthResearchers at Stanford University have launched a new app that lets iPhone users measure the health of their hearts and could help scientists study ways to prevent and treat heart disease.
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.
U.S. Sen. Boxer Seeks Solutions For Preventable Medical Errors In California Hospitals Heart disease and cancer rank as the number one and two, leading causes of death in America, but few people know that medical errors ranks third, killing up to 440,000 people a year.