Patient Story

Pomp, despite the circumstance

Lexanne Sherrell lost her twin sister in utero. Soon thereafter, the 1-pound-5-ounce preemie forged her own path to graduate from the NICU.

Barre mania

This challenging fitness trend stretches your body and strengthens your core.

For heart attack recovery, follow doc’s orders

Survival improves dramatically for those who can stick to the guidelines.

Patient Story

‘An amazing save’

The way Paul Niles sees it, his decision to go truck shopping set off a miraculous chain of events that saved his life.

Erratic sleep could up stroke risk

Healthy sleep isn't just about quantity—it's also about consistency.

Pickle-what? Pickleball

Explore these 5 top tips for safely playing America’s fastest growing sport.

One egg a day? Perfectly OK

Uneasy egg eaters can take solace: Moderate egg consumption is part of a healthy diet.

Do heart attacks rise as we spring ahead?

Preventive and interventional cardiologists provide suggestions for how to take it easy on your ticker.

The original heart med: Fruits, veggies

Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.

A pernicious fizz

Sugary sodas will raise your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, upping the odds of heart disease and stroke.

Could endurance sports re-shape aorta?

A lifetime of high-demand exercises might enlarge this heart structure—but it's unclear if this is beneficial or harmful.

Medicine for a broken heart?

Low-dose aspirin and a blood pressure drug could help combat adverse effects of bereavement.

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