Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

Patient Story

‘The best hope you can have’

JJ Smith’s parents moved to a new home and found new doctors—all to save their son.

More breakfast, less TV

If it's a healthy heart you're after, cut out the screen time and make your morning a priority.

A heart for thrill-seeking

Science has yet to support the notion that adrenaline-pumping activities like sky diving or roller coasters will somehow trigger a heart problem.

Patient Story

‘One last chance’

A rare, eleventh-hour cardiac ablation procedure saves a retired firefighter’s life.

Do heart attacks rise as we ‘spring ahead?’

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

De vuelta en la carrera

Ted Droski sufrió la pérdida de una pierna en un repentino accidente automovilístico. Desde entonces se ha convertido en ejemplo del espíritu humano que emerge más fuerte que nunca ante la adversidad.

Patient Story

Aurora’s whirlwind start

A little fighter beats all the odds to overcome congenital heart disease shortly after her birth.

Push-up target: 40 at 40

Long-running study finds men who can meet this key metric often enjoy better heart health.

Patient Story

Finding a rhythm

When it came time for doctors to repair her damaged artery, knitting aficionado Betty Houtman found solace in her craft—and is now living more vibrantly than ever.

Patient Story

‘I’m here for a reason’

Surviving sudden cardiac arrest, 17-year-old Luke Anhalt discovers new insights into sports, life and faith.

Ladies, cherish your heart

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Here's what you need to know to keep statistics at bay.

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