Is Sitting The 'New Smoking'? Doctors Say Long Days And Poor Posture Can Cause Widespread HarmCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports that sitting can be just as bad for your neck, back, and shoulders too.
Vegetarians Have A Much Higher Risk Of Stroke Than Meat Eaters, Study FindsAccording to a study from the medical journal BMJ, vegetarians had a 20-percent increase in stroke risk than meat eaters.
Study: Aspirin's Role In Treating Heart Attacks, Strokes May Be Harmful To Some PatientsFor years, we've been told aspirin is a good way to prevent heart attacks and strokes, but a new study shows the medication may be harmful for some people.
Pet Food Alert: FDA Links Several Grain-Free Brands To Heart Disease In DogsThe FDA is investigating more than 500 reports of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs linked to grain-free dog food.
Toddlers Can Start Fighting Heart Disease By Just Playing Outside More, Study FindsThe Canadian researchers followed the physical activity of nearly 400 per-schoolers for three years, periodically testing them on various measures of cardiovascular health.
Preschool Program May Offer Longterm Heart Health BenefitIt's all about prevention, which is much better than trying to fix heart disease and bad habits once they've started.
What You Need To Know About Heart Disease And Diagnosing The SymptomsAccording to the American Heart Association, nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have some form of heart or blood vessel disease.
National Wear Red Day Aims To Raise Awareness About Heart Disease In WomenAs CBS2’s Alex Denis reports, heart disease is the number one killer in women and disease rates in younger women are increasing.
Study: Too Much Sleep As Bad For The Heart As Too LittleThere is an important health warning about your heart and how much you're sleeping, or not sleeping.
New Technique Helping Women Avoid Heart Problems During Breast Cancer TreatmentPatients wear a snorkel-like device during radiation. They take a deep breath and hold it; increasing the distance between the heart and the area of the breast getting the radiation.
HealthWatch: AHA Issues New Cholesterol GuidelinesThe American Heart Association has revised its recommendations for who needs to take cholesterol-lowering medications.
Health Watch: Super Fish Oil May Cut Risk Of Heart Disease And StrokeIt turns out there's an FDA-approved drug called Vascepa that's a highly purified fatty acid.
Study Sets The Record Straight On What Foods Help Prevent Heart DiseaseEveryone has a different suggestion of what you should eat to prevent heart disease, the number one killer of Americans.
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.
Breast Cancer Treatments Can Raise Heart Disease Risk In WomenThe America Heart Association has published the first scientific statement about the link between these two major threats to women’s health.