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Organise a walk and raise money for life saving heart research.
Conquer 26.2 miles throughout September and raise money for life saving heart research.
Pack a punch with your unwanted stuff and help fight heart disease. Order bags, run an event or arrange a free collection and donate your unwanted stuff.
Over 100 quick and easy recipes for a healthy heart. All proceeds go to the BHF.
Our strategy sets out our plans to fund half a billion pounds of research over the next five years.
Whether you are living with heart disease or supporting a friend or family member, our online community is a space for you.
Meet some of our heart heroes who have bravely shared their stories with others.
Read our vision and priorities to 2020 and see how we're fighting for every heartbeat.
Our News section has the latest news and analysis about everything to do with heart health and healthy lifestyles, plus our Behind the Headlines stories.
Almost a third of heart attack patients are wrongly diagnosed on their initial hospital diagnosis, new research claims. We look behind the headlines.
News reports suggest that if you do 90 minutes of housework a day you could significantly cut your chances of developing heart disease and stroke. But is it time to grab a mop?
We analyse news stories that your treatment after a heart attack varies hugely depending on where you live.
A small study has found that listening to Mozart for 25 minutes could reduce your blood pressure. Is it time for doctors to prescribe a daily dose of classical music? We look behind the headlines.
A controversial study has argued that if you have a high LDL (bad) cholesterol level when you are aged over 60 you will live longer. Can we trust these bold claims?
Interpreting health information isn’t always easy. Whether it’s getting to grips with a condition, the effects of your medication or reading Heart Matters, health literacy is more important than you might think.
New research has claimed that this will increase your risk of death from heart disease and stroke. We analyse whether this is scare-mongering or something to take seriously.
You should tuck into some cheese, cut out all sugar, and forget about counting calories, a controversial report has claimed. Is it true?
We give the BHF view on news stories reporting that potatoes will increase your risk of hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure.
We analyse news stories based on research about whether drinking more wine or beer can lower your risk of coronary heart disease.
We look at media coverage of a story suggesting that media coverage about statins could lead to more deaths from heart disease.
We report on a study that links loneliness and social isolation with an increased risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Some newspapers have claimed that switching saturated fat, like butter, for vegetable oil or margarine does not reduce the risk of death from heart disease. We look behind the headlines.
Losing a partner could put you at risk of atrial fibrillation, according to recent news stories. We look behind the headlines.
It’s easy to take media coverage of health stories at face value, but a degree of scepticism is important, as we explain.
We report on a study which says that eating fruit and vegetables with high levels of flavonoids may help prevent weight gain.
Want to know what's hot right now when it comes to diets and ingredients? We explain the pros and cons of the latest food trends.
We report on a study which says that being a healthy weight is more important than being physically fit when it comes to premature death.
We know you love Heart Matters recipes - they're delicious, heart-healthy and easy to follow, with full nutritional information. Here are 10 of the recipes most popular with readers in 2015.
Behind the headlines: debunking the heart health stories that are making the news.
We meet many amazing survivors, who show that heart problems don't need to be the end of life as you know it. Here are their most inspiring pieces of advice.
We examine claims that drinking coffee regularly can help you to live longer.
Heart events can knock your confidence and make the prospect of exercise daunting, so getting back to the activities you love seems impossible. But it can be done. Here are 10 inspiring stories of getting active again.
Being a woman with a heart condition isn't always easy. From caring responsibilities to difficulty with diagnosis, we present the results of our survey.
Explore our infographic with exclusive survey results on what it's like to be a woman with a heart condition.
We analyse news coverage of research suggesting that fidgeting can erase the damaging effects of spending a lot of time sitting down.
We give the BHF view on news stories about potential risks of pacemakers and ICDs.
We take an in depth look at research suggesting that women lose more years of life to a heart attack than men.
We analyse news coverage of study showing the chances of an obese person of returning to normal weight.
Being a carer can affect your mental and physical health, but support is out there. Find out about new initiatives to help carers.
A heart condition can affect all aspects of your life – especially your psychological or emotional health. We report on the revelations of our exclusive survey.
Our interactive infographic gives the results of our exclusive Heart Matters survey on how heart conditions affect your mental health.