Tag Archives: Heart

How much coffee is too much for the heart?

For many people, coffee is the magical brew that kickstarts the day, a much-needed pick-me-up in the afternoon, and sometimes even a well-appreciated digestive after dinner. However, how much coffee is too much? A large new study claims to hold the answer. How much coffee might increase habitual drinkers’ cardiovascular risk? “What on earth could… Read More »

AHA News: Can Social Connection Aid Heart Health in African-American Community?

Print this page WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — For black adults, connecting with neighbors could do much more than create a sense of community — it also might be good for their heart. A study presented this week at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions… Read More »

MPs act after heart attacks hit close to home

The impact of heart disease is up close and personal for key politicians today throwing their support behind a national screening program. Opposition leader Bill Shorten’s father suffered a fatal heart attack; the brother of his health spokeswoman Catherine King is currently recovering from a heart attack; and Health Minister Greg Hunt’s uncle was also… Read More »