American Heart Association

Protecting the hearts of astronauts headed for deep space

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Amid major efforts by the United States, other countries and private companies to send people to Mars, a recent study suggests deep space travel may dramatically increase the risk of later dying from cardiovascular problems. To protect the health of astronauts, NASA this month launched […]

Food companies cut 6.4 trillion calories from products sold

The impact of 6.4 trillion fewer calories on the nation’s waistline is not insignificant.

A calorie reduction of that size was reported last year by a group of 16 top food and beverage companies, compared to sales in 2007, according to analysis from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a non-profit devoted […]