PATIENT STORY

‘Do I need to call 911? Are you OK?’

Retired police officer Ike VanHorn reclaims his life with bypass surgery and cardiac rehab.

April 28, 2017 0

Want a longer life? Try biking to work

Pedal pushers saw their risk for heart disease, cancer and early death cut by almost half in five-year study.

April 28, 2017 0

Do diet sodas pose health risks?

Study suggests—but does not prove—a possible link to stroke, dementia.

April 27, 2017 0

Illness from ‘kissing bug’ now widespread in U.S.

Without early treatment, Chagas disease can cause heart failure.

April 25, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

You’re one in a billion, baby boy

Little Hayden, born with two rare disorders, might be the first of his kind. His parents treasure his uniqueness.

April 24, 2017 3
PATIENT STORY

‘It’s so incredible’

Robilynn Anders-Sterk is a poster child for weight-loss surgery—and she's helping others who want longer, healthier lives.

April 21, 2017 5

Kidney disease a big contributor to heart-related deaths

Study findings point to need for screening for kidney function.

April 20, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘A good pain’

For cardiac patients like Michael Thompson, counterpulsation is one of the toughest treatments they'll endure—but also one of the best.

April 19, 2017 1

No magic pill for weight loss

A dietitian says your best bet is to avoid gimmicks and fad diets—and stick to the basics.

April 18, 2017 0

¿Desea comer saludable y barato? Entonces cocine en casa

Un estudio indica que es mejor comer alimentos preparados en casa que ir a restaurantes.

April 17, 2017 0

Debunking men’s myths

If you’re a guy, you probably have some theories about testosterone, erectile dysfunction and the like. Now’s your chance to test them.

April 15, 2017 0

Study links thyroid hormone to stiff arteries

Patients with higher levels of key hormone may face greater risk of plaque buildup and heart disease complications.

April 14, 2017 0