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high blood pressure

4 principles of heart-smart exercise

Physical activity is a leading defense against high blood pressure. Learning the fundamentals of fitness can keep you healthy and safe.

Uncovering the sleep-stroke link

Hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and smoking have long been seen as risk factors for stroke. A new report says it's time we add sleep disorders to the list.

Deadly duo: Work stress, no sleep

Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.

Patient Story

Visions of better tomorrows

Not all strokes happen quickly. But quick action still makes all the difference.

Patient Story

A life-saving stroll

Chest pain prompted Jorge Gonzalez to visit a wellness office just down the street. Moments later, he found himself headed to surgery.

Patient Story

‘I finally found my voice’

A preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome survivor’s journey leads to activism.

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.

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