With all the attention focussed on combating the spread of COVID-19 it's easy to forget the other health challenges that could affect us all.
Scientists have developed and tested a new anti-clotting drug in mice that shows promise for treating heart attacks and stroke. It may also prove useful for COVID-19.
In a well-functioning health care system, the emergency room would be able to meet the needs of all of its patients in a timely manner.
Fear of contracting coronavirus in hospital means people could be suffering in silence at home without getting the essential care they need.
A prominent paper on vaping and heart disease has been retracted.
Shovelling snow is excellent exercise that works the upper and lower body. However, it's important to remember that digging out from a storm pushes many people to their maximal fitness capacity.
An investigation showed that five Canadian cities had lead levels in their water on par with those in Flint, Mich. during its peak period of water contamination.
Cocaine and alcohol combine to create a deadly chemical known as cocaethylene.
Societal pressures make it hard for people living in low-income areas to change their ways.
It's time characters on TV reflected not only women's experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.
Some Canadians go without heat and food to buy their medications. Others simply don't take them because they can't afford to. This is why we need a national pharmacare plan.
Smoking-related cardiovascular disease like heart attack and stroke results in 11,400 people being sent to hospital and 6,400 people dying in Australia each year, new research shows.
British workers put in the longest hours in the EU.
Symptoms of pre-eclampsia, including high blood pressure, usually resolve by about two months after the birth. But some health problems can develop later.
Sexism in cardiovascular research means that heart attacks are often missed in women. And that women are less likely to receive recommended therapies and rehabilitation opportunities.
Both diets can help to lower cholesterol, but which is better?
Just 82% of young Australians have insurance when they travel overseas. But even if you have insurance, you might not be covered for everything.
From weekend walks with your doctor to free gym memberships, there is a global movement afoot.
Your risk of a heart attack increases 600 per cent within a week of catching the flu. The flu shot decreases that risk, whether you catch the flu or not.
Doctors have long acknowledged heart attacks are more likely to occur in cold weather. But now a major study has confirmed it.