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Heart Disease
Lower stress to protect your heart, expert says
Lower stress to protect your heart, expert says

Heart disease is a leading killer of Americans, and there are many factors that put people at risk. But among the top problems is something hard to measure – stress – according to Dr. Michael Miller, professor of cardiovascular medicine, epidemiology and public health in the University of Maryland School of Medicine and author of "Heal Your Heart: The Positive Emotions Prescription to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease." He says there are actions everyone can take to lower their stress, and their risk of a heart attack. What are the major risk factors for heart disease, and where do you rank stress? Nine risk factors account for well over 90 percent of heart attacks....