Chocolate: Friend or foe?

Enjoy this lovely treat in moderation, and your brain and heart might thank you for it.

Patient Story

Holding her heart in her hands

After transplant surgery, a woman plans to have her diseased organ plastinated so it can serve as a teaching specimen to help others.

Patient Story

‘I’m telling everyone who will listen’

After a 99% blockage and double bypass, James Cook turns his health around by cutting dairy, oil and meat from his diet.

Burnout could trigger A-fib

People with the highest levels of exhaustion may be at increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

New Year, new rules

If it’s healthy eating you’re after, these helpful tips can put you on the right track—and keep you there.

New drug targets heart attack scars

In animal tests, the experimental medicine helped lessen the effects of scarring and promoted the formation of new blood vessels.

Patient Story

‘Where have you been?’

After childhood heart surgery, Brent Morton didn't realize he needed follow-up treatment as an adult.

Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Is that insecticide troubling your heart?

Food consumption and at-home use of bug sprays expose us to chemical sprays that may cause cardiovascular problems.

Patient Story

Lightening a heavy load

After undergoing a rare double-surgery to eliminate a blockage and restore blood flow, Marvin Lafountain is eager to resume his old life—minus the smoking habit.

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