‘Fight or flight’ response greater in combat vets with PTSD

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease.

May 18, 2017 0

Eating gluten-free without a medical reason?

Guess what? It won't help your heart and could even hurt it.

May 12, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A clear, new path

A burgeoning procedure to clear total blockages from coronary arteries is giving new life to patients who once had few options.

May 3, 2017 2

Common food nutrient tied to risky blood clotting

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk.

May 2, 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

Sleepless nights, unhealthy hearts?

Chronic wakefulness leaves its mark on the cardiovascular system.

April 11, 2017 0

Family history of heart disease?

An active lifestyle and a proper diet will always be your best defense against genetics.

April 8, 2017 1

Exercise a great prescription to help older hearts

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says.

April 4, 2017 0

10 daily servings of fruits, veggies = recipe for longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.

March 2, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

A surprise recovery

A new aortic valve and an implanted heart pump kept Bob Verburg alive, giving his heart a chance to heal.

February 24, 2017 5

Here’s your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

February 2, 2017 1