Heart health

Healthy Hearts for Women

In Your Health Minute, Most young women don't worry about their heart health. Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital surveyed over 300 women between 15 and 24 years old. Only 10…

Exercise Helps but not a Cure for Dementia

The benefits of exercise are well known. It improves heart health, bone health and helps people lose that extra weight. And even though it can also help people think more…

Quitting Meth can Reverse Heart Damage

People who abuse methamphetamines can reverse heart damage caused by the drug, if they quit. Researchers in Germany followed 30 meth users who had some degree of…

Three Heart-Health Class Offered At St. Francis Hospital

St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia will host heart-health classes. Staff members from the St. Francis Wellness Center Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab Program will offer a smoking cessation program titled "Kick the Habit." This is a free class offered every Thursday at…