Overweight and obese individuals are at an increased risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, which all can lead to heart disease. More »
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Quickly recognizing the symptoms of a possible heart attack and acting quickly to reach medical care is the key to improving survival. More »
When it comes to “heart health” scores, what is good for one person may not be good for another. Your heart score must be viewed as part of a larger picture. More »
A picnic in the park can be an enjoyable way to spend a meal. With proper protection, you can avoid insects that will turn you into their lunch. More »
Nearly 10,000 Missourians die each year from smoking-attributable diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By comparison, in 2007, 1,015 Missourians were killed in automobile accidents while 394 Missourians were homicide victims. With all of the evidence — including more than four ... More »