No exercise is more popular than walking, and more people walk these days than they did five years ago, according to a new CDC report.
Nonetheless, the majority of adults still need to increase the amount of exercise they get each week in order to meet federal health guidelines. Nearly a third of American adults still get no exercise at all.
What activity are you doing to stay heart healthy?
People who have had a heart attack and are treated with omega-3 fatty acids have a lower risk of having further heart attacks. Now it looks like omega-3s can help your memory too.
A new study shows that people with low levels of omega-3 fatty acids, particularly those found in fish, such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are more likely to have memory problems. Researchers say the results suggest diets lacking in omega-3 fatty acids may cause the brain to age faster.
Click the link above to read about a new study that suggests more work is needed to help women and their doctors recognize heart attack symptoms, since women are less likely than men to show up at the hospital with chest pain.