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5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure

Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the US, but watching for certain risk factors may help give your heart a chance.

Trauma Tough on Women’s Hearts

Traumatic events — such as assault and natural disasters — may exact more than just an emotional toll on many women.

Smoking Might Be Even More Dangerous Than You Think

There are countless reasons to quit smoking. And new data may add 12 more reasons to the list.

The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Recently, marijuana's merits or dangers as a natural product have been hotly debated. Now a new talking point in this debate may have emerged.

The US Boozing Habit

Many people enjoy a drink on occasion to unwind or celebrate, but drinking to excess regularly may be a sign to seek help for an alcohol disorder.

Can Chantix Make a Comeback?

For many longtime smokers, quitting cold turkey is far from easy. But there may now be some good news for smokers looking to kick the habit.

Why Smokers Might Need to Watch Their Hearing

Smokers, if you need another reason to quit, here’s one that might surprise you: Quitting might save your hearing.

There's No Place Like Home — To Grow Old

For those in midlife, lifestyle choices made now may have a major impact on living long and staying independent later in life.

Double the Tobacco, Double the Risk

Faced with a booming tobacco industry and its long lineup of tobacco products to choose from, some tobacco users may think about choosing more than one — but they may need to think twice.