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heart disease

Patient Story

‘God was watching over me’

Greg Ikiebe hoped for a new start in the U.S. after fleeing the violence of Nigeria. After landing a job, his next step became clear—he'd need a revamped heart.

Don’t delay care for stroke, heart attack

A neurosurgeon and cardiologist urge people not to put off a trip to the hospital because of fears of COVID-19.

Do heart attacks rise as we spring ahead?

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

The original heart med: Fruits, veggies

Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.

Patient Story

‘I’m telling everyone who will listen’

After a 99% blockage and double bypass, James Cook turns his health around by cutting dairy, oil and meat from his diet.

Patient Story

‘Everything was kind of junk’

Bariatric buddies lose more than 230 pounds between them.

The United States of … stasis?

Many adults have not engaged in any form of exercise in the past month or more.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

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

Invest in middle age, reap in old age

If you want to gain quality years, adopt a low-risk lifestyle that embraces exercise and good nutrition—and shuns smoking and alcohol.

Is that insecticide troubling your heart?

Food consumption and at-home use of bug sprays expose us to chemical sprays that may cause cardiovascular problems.

More than heartburn?

If you're battling a serious case of acid reflux, talk with your doctor.

Big factor in survival: Bystander action

Learn CPR so you can quickly step in to perform resuscitation. You may just save a life.

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