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Discover Health

Is a vegan diet really that healthy? A cardiologist — and vegan — weighs in.

There's more to cholesterol levels than HDL and LDL: Meet lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a).

Learn what can make your heart beat faster or slower, and how to calculate your resting and target heart rates.

If your genes gave you a high risk of having a heart attack, Alzheimer's disease or stroke, would you want to know? 

These four tips can help you lower your risk of heart disease for good. 

A nurse practitioner at Rush explains why women need heart care that's customized for them.

What you need to know about cholesterol — the good, the bad and how to manage it.

What every adult should know about high blood pressure, or hypertension.

Stress can trigger insomnia, digestive problems and headaches. But it may also be detrimental to heart health.