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Could eating a morning meal decrease your chances of dying from heart disease?

A new study says skipping breakfast could increase your risk of dying early, but health experts aren’t convinced

The findings should be taken with a pinch of salt, experts say, stressing that it's a person's overall diet which is most important.
If you're not sure how else you want to get your workout in, at least go for a walk — it can do a lot of good.

How much you should walk in a week to see a major improvement to your health

Even just a few minutes is better than none at all, and exceeding minimum health guidelines does provide additional benefits. But if you want a basic target to hit, aim for 22 minutes per day, or 30 minutes a day five days a week — a total of 150 minutes per week. Here's why.

Vaping every day could double your risk of a heart attack, new research suggests

Smoking kills. No other habit has been so strongly tied to death. But vaping is linked with its own set of health risks, including nicotine addiction and potentially doubling one's risk of a heart attack. People who both vape and smoke are the most at risk.

You don’t need to spend hours at the gym to boost your body and brain — here’s how long your workout should take

Cardio could be the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have, but doing it regularly shouldn't take a whole day. Instead, the available evidence suggests there's an ideal window for exercises like cycling, swimming, or brisk walking — and it's under an hour.
What's your morning routine?

8 key ways running can transform your body and brain

By improving aerobic fitness, running is a great way to help improve cardiovascular health. Plus, it burns calories and can build strength. But there's also a long list of psychological benefits runners can get from their sport.

Saunas can reduce stroke risk — more evidence that there could be a 3rd pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exercise

Hot baths and saunas are associated with reduced risk for stroke, heart attack, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and more. Ice baths have anti-inflammatory, fat-burning, and immune system improving effects. These are all health benefits of environmental conditioning.

Researchers analyzed more than a dozen studies on how marijuana affects your heart — here’s what they found

Findings from an analysis of marijuana's effect on the heart contradict the notion that marijuana smokers face a higher risk of dying from hypertension.
Sitting may literally be damaging your heart.

Researchers have figured out why sitting all day is so bad for your health

Sitting all day is linked to the buildup of certain proteins called troponins, which heart muscle cells release when they're damaged.
More than just a cute face?

Dog owners are less likely to die, according to a study of 3.4 million people

A massive 12-year study found that people who own dogs have a lower risk of death from heart diseases — especially those with hunting dogs.