Got your vacation stockings?

For those at risk of deep vein thrombosis, compression socks are the best way to alleviate the burdens of travel.

Patient Story

‘I’m going to live’

Screening found early-stage cancer in Marty LaBrecque’s lung. After minimally invasive surgery, the former smoker is free of cancer and ready to live.

Cold? Keep your cardio in check

Plummeting temperatures tend to bring about upswings in heart troubles.

Patient Story

‘And so I kept living’

Sara Riemersma overdosed on pain medication. Spectrum Health saved her life. As a paramedic, she's now paying it forward, saving other lives.

Patient Story

A new resolution: ‘Running again’

When swelling and pain sidelined his marathon runs, Wallace Isaac Gaunichaux turned to specialists to uncover and treat a potentially dangerous vein syndrome.

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.

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