Impotent? Consider seeing a heart doctor

Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign of cardiovascular troubles.

Patient Story

‘God was looking out for me’

“It’s a miracle,” says Jack Hofstra, 92, after he got a new heart valve through a minimally invasive procedure.

Pets soothe vets with PTSD

Study: Having a service dog is associated with less anger, less anxiety and better sleep.

Are you a prospective poop donor?

Fecal transplants are used to treat infection with Clostridium difficile, an opportunistic bacteria that can cause death if it gains a foothold in the gut.

Stressed out at work? Your aFib risk may rise

Prolonged periods of unease and anxiety are likely to increase the risk of this heart condition.

Clear rules for contact lenses

An optometrist explains how improper use can lead to serious eye problems.

Patient Story

‘Living a better life’

Football coach and pastor Matthew Stone's regimen leads to 150 pounds of lost weight and worries.

‘You don’t have to be miserable’

Seasonal allergies? Find relief with these tried-and-true tips from an allergist.

The darker side of inflammation

Bouts of inflammation can help fight viruses and other foreign invaders—but chronic inflammation is a different story altogether.

Back away from the BBQ

Toxins in BBQ fumes known as PAHs may be absorbed through the skin, and could cause lung disease and DNA mutations.

Patient Story

An early catch

A patient’s girlfriend helped create the screening program that later played a key role in saving his life.

Tick, tick, boom!

Avoid the (tick) bite this year as their population expands ... your health could depend on it.