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Patient Story

Heart on the line

After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.

Patient Story

Visions of better tomorrows

Not all strokes happen quickly. But quick action still makes all the difference.

Build a cholesterol-busting diet

DNA will always have a say, but don't underestimate the healing power of healthy food.

Heart-healthy cooking tips

A dietitian shares her secrets for tasty and good-for-you recipe ingredients that will spice up the kitchen.

Health slump? Nip it in the bud

Research shows it's much easier to preserve good health than reverse poor health—and everything worsens once diabetes enters the picture.

The best medicine? Preventive

Women who follow regular wellness visits will catch problems early and ensure they're on the true path to good health.

The stone signs

Gender, age and ethnicity can all affect the likelihood of a patient developing gallstones.

Rise of the plants

Shoppers are turning to plant-based items as healthy alternatives to a life of milk and meat.

When ‘good’ cholesterol is bad for older women

How high is "too high" when it comes to HDL cholesterol?

When binge-watching goes bad

Marathon TV sessions dramatically increase diabetes risk.

Hold the salt

A small portion of your sodium intake comes from eating at home. The worst culprit? Highly processed and packaged food.

Listen to your heart, ladies

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women—but warning signs can often be ambiguous.

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