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One of the leading causes of death in the US: cardiac disease

Dr. Laura Franey discusses risk factors and symptoms of cardiac disease and cardiac arrest.

‘The most powerful medicine’

Consider a whole food, plant-based diet as a leading tool to help fight disease and improve health.

8 tips for guys in their 30s

A healthy diet and plenty of exercise top the list—but it's also a good time to add regular checkups.

One step at a time

Want to make a big impact on your health? Sit less and move more. Even a small amount of daily physical activity can make a difference.

‘Never quit quitting’

At age 40, Jeff VanderVeen's health troubles prompted him to take action—he kicked the habit and hit the slopes.

Patient Story

‘Worth it in the end’

After adopting a healthier lifestyle, a 50-year-old Michigan man sheds pounds—and much of his medication.

Patient Story

‘I needed an abrupt change’

A Michigan dad with a history of blood pressure problems whittled out time for a nine-week health program—and it changed his life.

Hold the salt

Little by little, you can get your sodium intake under control.

Patient Story

‘So glad to be alive for my kids’

After a stroke at age 30, Josh Crandall-Morgan gets inspiration from his children as he works toward independence.

Can statins stifle healthy habits?

Some who take medication for high cholesterol or blood pressure might stop exercising or gain weight in later years.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

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

Equation predicts kidney disease odds

New approach could help physicians accurately determine which patients are likely to develop life-threatening conditions.