Health

Healthy nuts: The best of the best

(HealthDay)—From positive effects on cholesterol levels to reducing the risk of heart disease and even some cancers, nuts are good for you.

Health

Making the most of a well-woman checkup

(HealthDay)—Don't wait until you get sick to see a doctor—wellness visits for women can catch problems before they become serious, as well as make sure you're taking all the right steps for good health.

Cardiology

3 things to know about cholesterol

With the release of new guidelines for treating and managing cholesterol, there may be questions not only about the changes in the update, but about cholesterol itself.

Cardiology

'Good cholesterol' may not always be good

Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) - also known as 'good cholesterol' - according to a study led by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate ...

Cardiology

Back to basics for heart health

As heart month kicks off, doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say the first step to taking control of your health and preventing cardiovascular disease is understanding the basics and what they represent for your heart.

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