The real reason red wine is good for your heart

Oenophiles rejoiced the day doctors officially advocated for the daily glass of red wine. And for good reason — studies seemed to suggest that regular wine drinking was healthy for the heart. But the question of why it’s beneficial has puzzled scientists for...

Tune-Up Your Heart in 30 Days

As a resident and then physician, I volunteered in more than fifteen impoverished countries. Most people in the underdeveloped world by necessity had to be fit and to eat unprocessed food. In fact, I was shocked to realize that despite their difficult living...

Walking Linked to Lowered Risk of Heart Failure in Women

Lace up those sneakers! A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that walking for at least 40 minutes two to three times each week — at an average to fast pace — may lower the risk of heart failure in postmenopausal women....