Girl, 6, critical after long-awaited heart transplant

It seemed like the perfect happy ending to an incredibly poignant story. Teresa Bartlinski, the 6-year-old adopted from China who...

Wake-up call: Sleep deprivation can shorten your life

Cheating yourself on sleep can harm your health and may even shorten your life. Watch the report from NBC's Tamron Hall and Dr. Nancy...

Brisk walk really may be just as good as a run, study finds

Walking really is just as good for you as running – but only if you compare it in terms of calories burned and not merely on time spent,...

Star Jones: Now that I survived heart disease, 'I decided to step it up'

For Star Jones, super-sized burgers and a sedentary lifestyle are gone for good. Now, you’ll see leafy greens and fish on her plate and...

One family's Christmas wish: A healthy heart for Teresa

Ed and Ann Bartlinski are hoping for their own miracle on 34th Street this year. They’re praying they’ll get the call to come to 34th...

Impatience may hurt your heart

Now that the holiday season is here, nearly everyone's patience will be tested at one time or another. Long lines, crowded malls and...

No duh of the day: Stressful jobs linked to heart attacks

LONDON -- People who have highly demanding jobs and little freedom to make decisions are 23 percent more likely to have a heart attack...

Eating chocolate lowers men's stroke risk

Eating chocolate may lower men's chance of stroke, according to a new study from Sweden. Researchers surveyed about 37,000 men and...

Job stress raises women's heart attack risk

MyHealthNewsDaily A stressful job can have serious consequences for heart health, according to a new study. U.S. women who rated their...

Teen girl dies of 'caffeine toxicity' after downing 2 energy drinks

Fourteen-year-old Anais Fournier downed two 24-ounce energy drinks on one December day, while hanging out with her friends at the mall....

5 steps to a healthy heart

By Latesha Campbell and Tatiana Quiroga Women’s Health 1. Eat more plants and fish. Stock up on colorful foods that are rich in...

After Christmas death, teen leaves online message behind

Have you cried yet today? No? Here, we can fix that. Ben Breedlove, an 18-year-old high school senior in Austin, Texas, died on Christmas...