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Patient Story

Finding a rhythm

When it came time for doctors to repair her damaged artery, knitting aficionado Betty Houtman found solace in her craft—and is now living more vibrantly than ever.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

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

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.

Hormone link suspected in type 2 diabetes

Aldosterone is one potential connection between chronic conditions.

When binge-watching goes bad

Marathon TV sessions dramatically increase diabetes risk.

New guidelines: 1 in 3 adults may need blood pressure meds

Nearly 46 percent of U.S. adults may now be considered to have hypertension.

Postpartum ponderings

New guidelines recommend an OB/GYN visit within three weeks of delivery—with other visits as needed for three months.

Low sperm count may signal serious health risks

A fertility evaluation gives men the unique opportunity for health assessment and disease prevention.

Like your steak a bit charred?

You may want to rethink as studies suggest people who eat a lot of well-done meat face increased risks of certain cancers, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Vitamin D3 may benefit heart surgery patients

Vitamin D deficiency is linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and diabetes.

Skinny in 20s, earlier menopause?

Young women who are underweight may have an increased risk of early menopause, potentially jeopardizing their health.

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