New research suggests that small health improvements, like not smoking and maintaining a healthy weight, are associated with a lower risk of hypertension among black patients, compared to those that don't practice a healthy lifestyle.

A new assessment from the American Heart Association (AHA) questions whether investments in heart disease research benefits the overall costs of healthcare and patient needs.

In an effort to treat and prevent rheumatic heart disease (RHD), the American Heart Association awarded Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., a $3.7 million grant to build a center dedicated to the cause.

The Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York has opened a new heart center as it aims to expand cardiac care services to patients in the area.

Breastfeeding has long been considered a healthy choice for both mothers and their babies, but new research published this week shows that it could also reduce a woman’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life.