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Healthy Eating

To show the benefits of eating vegan, scientists gave twins different diets

Vegan twin study

Adult Health

Experts define new syndrome linking cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and kidney issues

CKM Syndrome Heart Disease

Adult Health

Sleep deprivation harms the heart, and catching up on weekends may not help

Sleeping In Health


Japanese plum juice, touted as a natural remedy to heart disease, actually works, Temple researchers say

Japanese Plum Hypertension

Adult Health

Exposure to lead, arsenic and cadmium linked to higher risk of cardiovascular disease, report finds

Adult Health

Cardiovascular disease is primed to kill more older adults, especially Black and Hispanic people

Cardiovascular Disease Deaths

Healthy Eating

Is chocolate good for your heart? It depends, the FDA says

Chocolate Health Benefits

Healthy Eating

Transitioning to a vegan diet can seem daunting; here's how to begin

Vegan diet

Adult Health

Extreme weather is hard on the heart, but the winter is far more dangerous than the summer

Heart Cold Weather

Adult Health

COVID-19 drug Paxlovid may interfere with heart medications, scientists say

Adult Health

Religious practices linked to better heart health among Black people, study finds

Religion Heart Health


Reducing violent crime in cities also results in fewer heart disease deaths, Penn research suggests

Healthy Eating

How many meals should a person eat each day? The science isn't clear

Daily Eating Habits


A negative outlook on life may be affecting your health – being optimistic could help



Most Americans have poor cardiometabolic health – here's what they can do to change that

Cardiometabolic health

Adult Health

Drinking beer, hard liquor is worse for waistline and cardiovascular health than wine

Beer cardiovascular health

Healthy Eating

Eating avocados is linked to a lower risk of heart disease; here are ways to add the food to your diet

Avocado heart health

Adult Health

Even small amounts of alcohol increase risk of heart disease, research shows

Alcohol Heart Disease

Healthy Eating

Eating more vegetables may not prevent heart disease, study finds, but health experts stress their importance

Vegetables Heart Disease


Heart disease is the top killer of U.S. women, but many don't know it

Heart Disease Women

Mental Health

Long-term anxiety may put people at higher risk of heart disease

Anxiety Worry Health

Healthy Eating

Replacing butter with olive oil may reduce the risk of serious illnesses, study finds

Olive oil

Children's Health

Childhood obesity has spiked during the pandemic and may lead to heart issues

Healthy Eating

Eating alone may have negative health consequences, but not all experts agree

Eating alone health effects


Jefferson Health creates $3 million initiative to address heart disease in Philly's underserved neighborhoods

Jefferson Health cardiovascular

Children's Health

Sleep apnea during childhood may increase hypertension risk in teen years

sleep apnea in children


'Our Community, Our Health' campaign providing free health screenings to Philly's African American residents

Health Screenings IBC

Healthy Eating

Prescription fish oil doesn't improve heart health – and may even harm it

FIsh oil heart health

Adult Health

Blood pressure spikes during moderate exercise a sign of future health issues

Exercise-induced high blood pressure

Women's Health

Women with heart disease need specialized care during pregnancy, AHA says

Cardiovascular disease during pregnancy

Adult Health

Statins can be the difference between life and death – but they remain underused

Adult Health

A 'motivational' talk with your doctor may reduce your risk of heart disease

Motivational Interviewing by doctors

Adult Health

Heart disease patients at higher risk of severe COVID-19 complications

Coronavirus Heart Health COVID-19

Women's Health

Struggling to eliminate the sweets? Try getting some more sleep

Poor sleep leads to overeating

Senior Health

Brokenhearted over the death of a loved one? These heart medications could save your life, scientists say

Grief Broken Heart Health

Alternative Medicine

Marijuana adversely affects the potency of heart medications, doctors say

Heart medication and marijuana use don't mix, new study says


You can get a workout by watching a movie – if you're at the theater

Watching a movie in the theater may be good for you


Running a marathon may reduce effects of aging, study finds

Marathon runners reap extra health benefits

Healthy Eating

Should you avoid meat for good health?

Is meat healthy?

Adult Health

Two apples a day may keep the heart doctor away

Apples Bad Cholesterol Heart Health


How to measure your body mass index – and what it means for your health

Obesity Body Mass Index scores

Adult Health

Tall people have a higher likelihood of developing atrial fibrillation, Penn researchers say

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