According to a new study, women wait longer than men to get treatment for their heart attacks. But it's not necessarily due to outright discrimination or even unconscious bias on the part of doctors and hospital staff. It's more likely due to our stereotypical idea of what a heart attack looks like.
Maybe you want to hold off on having that Burger King delivered to your home (it's a thing now, lord help us), because your gut's lust for garbage meats might be breaking your health nut heart.
Last night, the 11th annual Heart Truth Red Dress fashion show kicked off New York Fashion Week. The event is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin told ABC News: "Heart disease is the number one killer of women in this country and we want to raise awareness of…
Despite the fact that every third study that comes out seems to indicate that everything in our environment is trying to kill us with its noxious chemicals or fatty fat cells, it seems we are running around thinking everything is going to be just fine for us. According to a new survey, 62 percent of employees in the…
A large new study has found that eating fried foods doesn't increase your risk of heart disease. One caveat: the study was conducted in Spain, where people mostly fry stuff in olive or sunflower oil. So deep-frying a chicken in a bucket of lard could still be a no-no.
A new study shows that for people with heart disease, "sexual activity generally is safe and no more strenuous than golf." That's provided that you do it "with a familiar partner in a familiar setting," so sex on the golf course is apparently out (unless that's your regular thing). Still, this is a study that's…
Bad news, winos: Turns out, the University of Connecticut researcher who discovered that red wine has anti-aging qualities actually fabricated a shitload of data. Which means that your purple mouthed cry-juice might not be good for your heart after all.
Instead, blame your genome. Scientists have discovered a gene that may regulate how much people sleep.
Here's a dispatch from the Department of Never Letting You Have Fun Ever: Regular consumption of sugary drinks causes heart damage, it doesn't matter if you're fat, skinny, trapezoid shaped, or Alex Mack. But you're going to keep drinking sweetened crap, aren't you?
HPV has already been found to cause cancer of the cervix, vulva, penis, anus and throat, but if the virus fails to take you out using any of those methods, it may just give you a heart attack. Though the research is still in its primary stages, scientists have found evidence that suggests HPV might give women heart…
Here's some confusing news: exercising a lot could make you hit menopause earlier. Which is good for your risk of breast cancer, but possibly bad for your heart and bones.
Cathy, rejoice: research has suggested that eating chocolate reduces not just the risk of heart disease, but that of stroke and diabetes as well.
In case you weren't confused enough about what you should be putting in your body, a new study shows that eating candy may prevent obesity and heart disease.
A new book about Eva Braun says she was "no dumb blonde." "People have always seen her as just the pleasant woman who fell in love with a monster, but she actually played an important role in Hitler's inner circle."
• A British parliamentary candidate has received some criticism for airbrushed photos that appeared on a billboard with the slogan "It's time for a change." Her personal assistant claims that Caroline Dinenage had no idea the photo had been changed.
As far as integrating an advertiser into the show goes, last night's Campbell's Soup-centric episode was not as bizarre as the car parts challenge of season 5.