cardiovascular disease

How Blood Can Affect Dementia, Better Detecting Heart Disease and Cancer Paired with Stress

Too much or too little hemoglobin in your blood can lead to an increased risk of dementia later in life. That’s according to researchers in the Netherlands who found the level of protein in red blood cells may be linked to memory issues for seniors. And, a new guideline from the Endocrine Society recommends older adults get screened regularly for cardiovascular…

Heart Walk Will Raise Awareness for Cardiovascular Diseases, Healthier Lifestyle

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, heart disease is the single leading cause of death in Alabama. For people like Pike County resident Judy Tillery, raising awareness for heart disease hits a little closer to home. “I’ve had one brother pass away by the age of 55 from heart attack,” Tillery says. “Two of my brothers and my…