Would you know what to do if a coworker's breathing or heartbeat stopped? If you're like 70% of Americans, the answer is no. But the ability to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is a vital life-saving tool in many emergencies.
Sitting for long periods increases heart failure risk in men, even for those who exercise regularly, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure.
By 2030, you — and every U.S. taxpayer — could be paying $244 a year to care for heart failure patients, according to an American Heart Association policy statement. The statement, published online in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, predicts that the number of people with heart failure could climb 46 percent from 5 million in 2012 to 8 million in 2030.