Half Of U.S. Adults Have High Blood Pressure In New GuidelinesNew medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition.
'You Need To Act Immediately': Cardiac Arrest Survivor Saved By Teen Son, Urges Bystanders To Jump Into ActionOnly about a third of sudden cardiac arrest patients get CPR, and a new study shows your chances are even more slim if you're a woman.
Study: Bystanders Less Likely To Give CPR To WomenWomen are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think reluctance to touch a woman's chest might be one reason.
Volunteers Needed To Knit, Crochet Hats For NewbornsThe American Heart Association is looking for volunteers to knit and crochet hats for newborns in hospitals across the country, including several Pittsburgh hospitals.
Report: Coconut Oil As Bad For Heart As Butter, Beef FatA recent health advisory says coconut oil is as bad as butter when it comes to saturated fat, despite previous beliefs about its health benefits.
Go Red For Women Today To Raise Heart Health AwarenessThe American Heart Association is encouraging people to wear red today to raise awareness about heart disease.
Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise To Help Reverse Heart DiseaseFor the first time, a new drug given along with a cholesterol-lowering statin medicine has proved able to shrink plaque that is clogging arteries.
Pitt Football Coach Praises Doctors For Preventing TragediesFive of Pitt's football players will miss this season because of medical conditions, and the Pitt football coach is praising doctors for preventing tragedies.
Study: Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Worse Than CigarettesSecondhand marijuana smoke may damage your blood vessels even more than cigarette smoke.
PTL Links: May 12, 2016Some of today's guests/topics include: B. Smith "Before I Forget", Mariel Hemingway and EQT Children's Theater Festival! Click for more information about today's guests!
Man To Run Half Marathon 1 Year After Collapsing During EventA man has returned to compete, one year after he collapsed from cardiac arrest in the Dicks Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon.
Celebrate National Walking Day With A Nice StrollThe American Heart Association is urging everyone to take a break and go for a walk today.