American Heart Association

SimpleScience@Heart: Heart-healthy behavior reduces cancer, too

Following seven healthy behaviors to prevent heart disease can also help you ward off cancer.

For each American Heart Association Life’s Simple 7 steps that you follow, your risk for cancer drops. In a new study, those adhering to one or two of the factors dropped risk by 21 percent; […]

SimpleScience@Heart: Can blood type predict your risk for heart disease? Maybe…

If you have type A, B or AB blood, you may have a higher risk for heart disease than those with type O.

In a recent study, people with the rarest blood type — AB — were 23 percent more likely to have heart disease. Those with type B had […]