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Hallelujah: Beer may be heart-healthy

Wine has long been touted as the heart-healthy alcohol of choice. But could its less fancy cousin, beer have some redeeming qualities in the health arena?

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 05:53am EDT

Tags: Beer, wine, veronica robinson

Fluffy and Fido are good for your heart

Owning a pet, particularly a dog, could lower your risk of heart disease.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 05:17am EDT

Tags: del walters, pets, cats, dogs, American Heart Association

Heart Month Live Chat: Cardiologist Susan Bennett

D.C. cardiologist Susan Bennett will join WTOP Living on Friday at 1 p.m. for a live chat in honor of American Heart Month.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 01:39pm EST

Tags: cardiologist, American Heart Month, Susan Bennett

Ugandan children get new lease on life at D.C. hospital

Twelve-year-old Darwin Wafoymungu could never do the simple things most boys his age could do.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 12:52pm EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Gene Kirchner, uganda, Children

Study: Long commutes bad for heart health

Sitting behind the wheel for hours each day while commuting is bad for your heart and health, according to a new study.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 08:53am EST

Tags: commute, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, MSN