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cardiovascular care

Patient Story

‘I changed everything, cold turkey’

After a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, Alan Barchett's commitment to diet and lifestyle change has helped him reclaim his health.

7 steps to a healthier heart

A cardiologist identifies good habits to adopt—and one very bad habit to drop.

Patient Story

‘One true cardiac emergency’

After a 10-hour surgery to repair arterial and heart damage, a vintage tank enthusiast is back on track.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

A whole lot of goodness

Natural, plant-based foods can lower your intake of sugar, salt and unhealthy fats—and ultimately strengthen your fight against chronic disease.

A healthy flair for fall fare

A few quick and easy tweaks can boost the nutrition in your stuffing, soups and more.

For heart attack recovery, follow doc’s orders

Survival improves dramatically for those who can stick to the guidelines.

The original heart med: Fruits, veggies

Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.

Can statins stifle healthy habits?

Some who take medication for high cholesterol or blood pressure might stop exercising or gain weight in later years.

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.

Patient Story

Stroke rate keeps falling

Researchers are trying to understand the precise mix of factors that contribute to improved health outcomes.

Once-a-day polypill—smarter heart care?

Among at-risk populations, there's improved compliance rates with a combo medication aimed at heart and blood vessel health.