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heart

Heart-healthy cooking tips

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

Patient Story

‘No going back’

After four decades as a smoker, Vicky Walker has found long-lasting escape thanks to a smoking cessation program and its ever-accessible leader.

A harbinger hormone?

Researchers suspect high levels of a key hormone in the blood could hint at a person's risk of developing age-related ailments, such as weakness and poor balance.

Power of the pedal

Research suggests moderate, regular fitness activity—cycling outdoors, especially—could help keep your mind and body young, lowering the risk of early death.

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.

Stressful life, sleepless night

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

Are sleep issues breaking your heart?

Obstructive sleep apnea doesn't just keep you from getting a good night's sleep—it may be causing you serious cardiac problems.

More green space = a healthier heart

Neighborhoods with more vegetation tend to have lower levels of stress.

Lamenting the noisy neighbor

Chronic noise exposure can lead to threefold risk of heart attack, stroke or some other major cardiovascular event.

Confused about heart disease and menopause?

This physician shares how to determine when your symptoms require a full evaluation.

The vital victual of Valentine’s

Aiming for good health and happiness in this season of love? A bit of dark chocolate deserves a spot in your snack bag.