The Best Predictor Of Heart Disease Is...Twitter?

Normally, when doctors are trying to look at whether an individual is at risk of heart disease, they'll look at classic indicators of health: smoking, diet, obesity and so on. But according to a University of Pennsylvania study, they might be better off taking a look at their tweets. » 1/24/15 10:34am 1/24/15 10:34am

Calcium Supplements Double Your Risk of Heart Attack

Calcium supplements—previously thought to help prevent heart disease and stroke—have now been shown to almost double the risk of heart attack. Doctors are now warning that such supplements should be taken with caution, and even then only for vital medical reasons. » 5/24/12 6:26am 5/24/12 6:26am

An Electronic Sensor Could Smell the Stench of Heart Disease

Go ahead and add heart disease to the never ending list of ailments that can be detected by a non-human nose, German researchers have created a sensor that can smell heart disease. » 8/29/11 10:20pm 8/29/11 10:20pm

Diet Soda May Be As Bad For You As Regular Soda

Oh noes, a study presented at the American Diabetes Conference suggests diet soda is as bad for you as regular soda. It can make you fat and put you at risk for diabetes, stroke and heart disease. Flipping fantastic. » 7/06/11 2:55am 7/06/11 2:55am

The Adorable Kid Behind the VW Darth Vader Commercial Has a Pacemaker

The Volkswagen Darth Vader commercial was one of the Super Bowl's best and a lot of it had to do with the adorable kid dressed up as the Sith Lord. The cute kid behind it, Max Page, is now a healthy 6-year-old but at 4-months old he was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect found in children.… » 2/07/11 9:40pm 2/07/11 9:40pm