The Checkup: cardiovascular disease


Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 12/05/2012

Frankie Muniz suffers mini-stroke at 27? How can that be?

The actor, best known for “Malcolm in the Middle,” reports he recently suffered a mini-stroke.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  09:56 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stroke, cardiovascular disease

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Multivitamins don't protect against cardiovascular disease, study finds

Research finds that taking a daily multivitamin offers no more protection against heart attack, stroke or death from cardiovascular disease than taking a daily placebo pill.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  multivitamins, dietary supplements, cardiovascular disease

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Monday is World Stroke Day

An estimated 795,000 strokes occur annually in the U.S. Do you know the risk factors, symptoms and what to do if someone's having a stroke?

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stroke, cardiovascular disease