Tag Archives: Heart

A positive mindset can help your heart

Can being positive protect against heart disease? Yes! There is a lot of evidence suggesting that having a positive outlook — like being optimistic, cheerful, having gratitude and purpose in life — can be heart-protective. Researchers in the UK looked at psychological characteristics of over 8,000 people, and found that those who scored high on… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Living Alone, Fat Pets and How Exercise Affects the Heart

1 of 7 Men who lived alone tended to die earlier than those who didn’t, particularly from this cause: Cancer Cardiovascular disease Diabetes Alzheimer’s disease 2 of 7 Veterinarians say that nearly half the dogs they see are overweight or obese. What percent of owners acknowledge their pets are fat? 8 percent 17 percent 26… Read More »