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heart condition

Study: Cutting carbs may lead to a-fib

Electrolyte abnormalities, dehydration and inflammation are all potential side effects of low-carb diets—and they all create conditions that can lead to heart malfunctions.

Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

5 heart-warming tips for cold weather

A preventive cardiologist shares good winter advice for people with a heart condition—and everyone else.

Patient Story

‘I really see God’s hand’

A soccer player defies the odds of cardiac arrest thanks to a teammate’s quick action.

Marathons can tax amateurs’ hearts

Ease the strain by training up for the 26.2-mile run ... well before attempting it.

As earth warms, heat-related deaths multiply

This climate trend could create serious consequences for health in many parts of the world.

Heart health of 9/11 survivors researched

Study demonstrates a link between cardiovascular health and post-traumatic stress disorder—a common illness among rescuers, volunteers and survivors of the terrorist attack.

Patient Story

‘I can do anything … It’s just amazing’

Former baseball hopeful Terry Fewless gets his life back thanks to newer technology for clearing clogged arteries.

Patient Story

A ‘life changing’ innovation

When Lana Van Alstine refused to become a 'cardiac cripple,' her doctor found a way forward for her.

Patient Story

Flying high at 91

Pilot Mary Creason didn't let a heart condition stop her 70-year flying career. She's back in the air, with a goal of landing in all 48 states in the continental U.S.

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