Heart Health

6 Things You Can Do to Prevent DVT, A Deadly Blood Clot In Your Leg
6 Things You Can Do to Prevent DVT, A Deadly Blood Clot In Your Leg

DVT symptoms may be vague, but there could be a ticking time bomb in your leg. Know the potentially… >>

5 Stunning Medical Miracles That Doctors Can't Explain
5 Stunning Medical Miracles That Doctors Can’t Explain

Most people don’t survive a dying heart or a brain-eating amoeba. 
These five patients were… >>

Eat Beans, Lose Weight: 7 Convincing Ways Beans Blast Fat and Curb Cravings
Eat Beans, Lose Weight: 7 Convincing Ways Beans Blast Fat and Curb Cravings

Certain beans and legumes—or “pulses” as they are commonly known in other countries—are the… >>

7 Catchy Mnemonic Devices That Could Save Your Life
7 Catchy Mnemonic Devices That Could Save Your Life

If only all of life's emergencies came with a mnemonic device. Fortunately, these—from heart… >>

Laugh, Cuddle to Unclog Arteries? Why One Cardiologist Swears By Happy Healers
Laugh, Cuddle to Unclog Arteries? Why One Cardiologist Swears By Happy Healers

Michael Miller, MD, has seen firsthand how the power of positive emotions can help our hearts get… >>

10 of the Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat
10 of the Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat

Move this antioxidant-rich produce to the top of your shopping list. >>

5 Toxic Chemicals That Can Clog Your Arteries
5 Toxic Chemicals That Can Clog Your Arteries

Cardiologist Joel K. Kahn, MD, advises people to avoid exposure to these heart-harming toxins in… >>

7 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack
7 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack

More than 1 million Americans suffer a heart attack every year. Traditional symptoms—chest pain… >>

The Best Foods to Eat to Avoid Clogged Arteries
The Best Foods to Eat to Avoid Clogged Arteries

Certain heart-healthy foods truly act like medicine for your blood vessels, says integrative… >>

A Doctor Explains: Why 75 Is the Magic Number for Healthy Arteries
A Doctor Explains: Why 75 Is the Magic Number for Healthy Arteries

Lipidologist Larry Kaskel, MD, urges his patients to use the number 75 to gauge their heart health… >>

12 Silent Diabetes Complications and How to Avoid Them
12 Silent Diabetes Complications and How to Avoid Them

High blood sugar levels can cause head-to-toe diabetes complications. Being aware of the risks can… >>

7 Things Doctors May Not Tell You About Healthy Blood Pressure
7 Things Doctors May Not Tell You About Healthy Blood Pressure

Recent stats show that about one-third of Americans—that’s 67 million people—have high blood… >>

Lentil, Roasted Red Pepper, and Spinach Salad with Walnuts, Olives, and Sherry Vinaigrette
Lentil, Roasted Red Pepper, and Spinach Salad with Walnuts, Olives, and Sherry Vinaigrette

Inexpensive, nutritious, and quick-cooking, tender, earthy lentils and roasted red peppers make a… >>

Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: In Defense of (Burned) Food
Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: In Defense of (Burned) Food

If you, like Larry King, like your food extra well done, tune in: Reader's Digest editor in chief… >>

Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Tests for a Healthy Heart
Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Tests for a Healthy Heart

Liz Vaccariello, editor in chief of Reader's Digest, reveals some exciting new advancements in… >>

7 Shocking Foods That Sneak in Trans Fats
7 Shocking Foods That Sneak in Trans Fats

Common grocery store purchases may contain higher levels of artery-clogging trans fats than you… >>

The 6 Most Dangerous Times for Your Heart
The 6 Most Dangerous Times for Your Heart

Holistic heart doc Joel K. Kahn, MD, shares when your heart is most at risk for problems. >>

Benefits of Vitamin E: Which Apply to You?
Benefits of Vitamin E: Which Apply to You?

Vitamin E is good for your hair and skin, but what about for your body? We answer 4 common… >>

4 Healthy Reasons to Give Almond Milk a Try
4 Healthy Reasons to Give Almond Milk a Try

Trendy, sure, but this popular dairy-free milk substitute has plenty of health benefits that make… >>

Incredible: This Son's App Saved His Mother's Life
Incredible: This Son’s App Saved His Mother’s Life

Inspired by his grandfather's ingenuity, Andrew Josephson developed a stethoscope app that worked… >>