Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Smoking linked to sudden cardiac death

Light-to-moderate smoking can raise the risk of sudden cardiac death for women considerably, by as much as 8% for every five years of smoking, researchers reported in the journal Circulation: (Read the full article)

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Healthy living adds 14 years to your life

If you have optimal heart health in middle age, you may live up to 14 years longer, free of cardiovascular disease, than your peers who have two or more cardiovascular (Read the full article)

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Risk for cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and diabetes may be increased by low birth weight

Being underweight at birth may have consequences above and beyond the known short-term effects says a research report published in the October 2012 issue of The FASEB Journal. The report (Read the full article)