Tag Archives: Heart

Loss of Income Hurts Your Heart

The majority of us face some monetary worries at some point in our lives. It’s an extremely common problem with less than 30 percent of Americans considered financially healthy in a 2018 investigation by the Center for Financial Services Innovation. But, as it turns out, the problem might not be just monetary.  If your job… Read More »

High-fiber diet lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, prevents cancer, WHO says

People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fiber eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »

Moderate drinking not harmful for older patients with heart failure, study suggests

A new study suggests that people over age 65 who are newly diagnosed with heart failure can continue to drink moderate amounts of alcohol without worsening their condition. The study, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, showed a survival benefit for moderate drinkers compared with those who abstained from alcohol. On average,… Read More »