All articles related to "heart disease":

Good heart health can help your brain, too

Blood vessel problems such as fatty plaque buildup in arteries or stiffening of the arteries are well-known contributors to heart disease—but they can damage brain function as well. That means that keeping your heart healthy will also help…

Saving Brains

In this week’s episode: The push to understand the critical early years of a child's life, plus why changes in diet may be to blame for China's epidemic of heart attack and stroke, and as the Rio Olympics…

China facing epidemic of heart disease, stroke

Cardiovascular problems propelled by increases in high blood pressure and obesity For immediate release: August 15, 2016  Boston, MA – A 20-year rise in cardiovascular disease (CVD) in China appears to have been spurred largely by increases in…

Philadelphia moves toward sugary drink tax

Philadelphia could become the first big city in the nation with a tax on sugary beverages, after its City Council voted in favor of a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugary drinks. Advocates for the move say…