Brisk walks lasting 40 minutes or more, two to three times per week seem to yield greatest benefit
Listening to upbeat music may help prolong activity and participation; results may have broader implications for exercise in general
Younger patients face highest risks
Findings suggest climate change may increase heart attack risk
People who were more optimistic had fewer heart-related hospital visits, procedures
For people with heart failure, getting a seasonal influenza (flu) vaccine in a given year was associated with a 50 percent drop in the risk of death during flu season and a 20 percent drop in the risk of death during the rest of the year, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session.