Quality air, quality health

Cuts in pollution lead to widespread improvements in human health—including fewer cases of asthma and a lower risk of heart problems.

Patient Story

‘We’re not made of glass’

Swimming in the World Transplant Games lets Fred Nelis test his limits.

Apple Watch—a makeshift electrocardiogram?

Heart rhythm data from high-tech wearables could provide enough information to diagnose a heart attack.

Hurtling toward a heart attack?

Holiday heart syndrome is real. Learn how to improve your odds of avoiding this condition.

Sip your way to health

Generations of tea-drinkers attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

Lift today, enjoy a healthy heart tomorrow

Middle-aged men who maintain muscle mass may lower their risk of heart disease in later years.

Can saliva foretell heart disease?

Study: People with clogged arteries often have a different type of bacteria in their spit.

Diabetes—deadlier for women?

Researchers are trying to understand the connection between the condition and coronary heart disease in women.

Patient Story

‘I would not put limits on him’

There are many things medical experts thought Everett Oostveen would never do. This spunky 3-year-old is defying all odds.

Are you able to recognize heart attack symptoms?

Millions of Americans are unable to do so and therefore less likely to seek help when trouble arises.

Patient Story

Healthy and grateful

During a trip to her Michigan cottage, a burst aneurysm lands a Dallas woman in the emergency department. Two surgeries later and she's up and running.

Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

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