It is Valentine's Day (as if you didn't already know that after the barrage of hearts and flowers), but it is also heart-health month. The confluence of these two events has lead to many health headlines containing hearts and love. So check these stories for your V-day health news hit.
I love you, but you eat meat — The New York Times
Can a carnivore and a vegan find and sustain love? Opposites attract but since sharing meals is a significant part of the dating ritual all bets are off.
Heart attacks drop after Italy's smoking ban: study – Reuters
In 2005, Italy banned smoking in public places. A recent study found a sharp decline in heart attacks. Nice to see a public-health measure making a significant difference.
Cleveland gorillas have heart disease — Associated Press
It is not just the human heart that suffers, gorillas can develop heart disease, too. Who knew? Could it be all that beating on their chests? Just kidding.
Surprising reasons you're not having sex — CNN
It is said that today's woman is having less sex than her 1950s counterpart. If you find that a little surprising, then the reasons you're not getting might surprise you, too.