Ten steps for keeping heart disease in check

For people who already have heart disease, the American Heart Association has created a ten-point plan for preventing its recurrence. Following these guidelines will strengthen your heart, lungs, and blood vessels and should improve your overall health. More »

Heart Beat: A mantra for heart disease

Practicing transcendental meditation, or another relaxation technique, may help those at risk for heart disease by lowering bood pressure and blood sugar and decreasing stress. (Locked) More »

Ask the doctor: Does "no trans fat" really mean no trans fat?

I?ve been using Take Control in place of butter or margarine because it contains cholesterol-lowering plant sterols. The food label says it contains zero grams of trans fat, even though one of the ingredients is partially hydrogenated soybean oil. Doesn?t this mean it contains some trans fat? (Locked) More »