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heart disease

The pecking order to plants

Over time, consumption of high-quality, plant-based foods can lower the risk of death—as long as you also steer clear of animal-based meats and unhealthy treats.

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.

A heart for thrill-seeking

Science has yet to support the notion that adrenaline-pumping activities like sky diving or roller coasters will somehow trigger a heart problem.

Do heart attacks rise as we ‘spring ahead?’

Preventive and interventional cardiologists provide suggestions for how to take it easy on your ticker.

Night owl? Check the family tree

Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.

Ladies, cherish your heart

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Here's what you need to know to keep statistics at bay.

The fitter ticker

Modest increases in physical fitness can improve overall health, ultimately paying off with a healthier heart.

Fighting flu? Mind your heart

Decongestants and other medicines used to treat cold and flu symptoms can sometimes exacerbate high blood pressure or heart problems.

Stuck on cubicle mode? Walk it off

A sedentary lifestyle—including long stretches of sitting at work—is one of the surest routes to health trouble.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

Break the cycle

Change your medical future by following this sage advice from a doctor who has seen it happen.

Stressful life, sleepless night

About a third of Americans are sleep-deprived as a result of political and economic anxieties.

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