Celebrating Men’s Health Month with the State of Men’s Heart Health Webinar

In celebration of Men’s Health Month this June, Million Hearts® and Men’s Health Network have organized an informative webinar on the State of Men’s Heart Health. It will take place on Monday, June 3, 2013, from 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET. If you are a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, dietitian, public health professional, community health worker, representative of [...]

Two Flights Of Stairs A Day — The Heart Healthy Prescription For Sex

Heart disease is pervasive in the United States, representing a substantial health concern. Over 17 million Americans have the condition, including 8.5 million people who have had a heart attack. In fact, heart disease is the number one cause of mortality for women. For the many that live with heart disease, questions frequently arise regarding [...]

How Erectile Dysfunction Medications Can Affect Your Vision

Viagra, Cialis, Levitra and a newer drug called Stendra are all in the same class of drugs known as phosphodiesterase inhibitors. They are used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. In the package insert, one of the listed side effects is a reported sudden decrease or loss of vision which has not been specifically determined [...]

Pass the Salt: The Spice of Life Might Kill You

When you think of the top causes of death in this country, things like cancer, heart attacks, and diabetes come to mind. But what about salt? Yep, that seemingly harmless stuff that’s in practically everything we eat may be responsible for as many as 1 in 10 deaths in the US. And worldwide, excessive salt [...]

Say “I Do” to Reducing Heart Attack Risk

Over the years, there have been a number of studies that show that marriage is good for men—that married men are generally healthier and less prone to a variety of illnesses than unmarried me. But according to a new study from Finland, it turns out that marriage is good for women too. In fact, wives [...]

Want a Sweet Way to Reduce Stroke and Cardiovascular Risk? Try Chocolate

There’s a growing body of research that cocoa (either in chocolate or straight) may reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems.

In two papers written by researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health, consuming flavonoid-rich cocoa (FRC) was associated with decreased blood pressure, improved blood vessel health, blood flow, and improved cholesterol levels.

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