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Heart Healthy Living
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Overeating Thanksgiving dinner has become a national pastime. The foods we love are very high in fat and calories. Our dietitians suggest lighter ways to prepare turkey with all the trimmings.
A major new study links testosterone replacement therapy to increased risks of heart attack, stroke or death. Why this should be a warning to both patients and doctors.
The Food and Drug Administration takes a big first step in completely eliminating trans fats from the U.S. food supply.
Everyone knows that eating too much sugar can lead to dental decay, but a new study finds that high levels of a dietary sugar product can weaken already stressed heart tissue and lead to heart failure.
It's never too late to improve your odds of a longer, healthy life. That's the upbeat message from a new study that shows that heart attack survivors who ate a healthy diet had a lower mortality rate.
Despite increased awareness in the United States, hypertension is still a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. A recent study shows that many people go undiagnosed or are inadequately treated.
While the average life expectancy is increasing, not everyone is enjoying a good quality of life. Here’s how you can decrease your risk of chronic disease and increase your odds of living not just longer — but better.
Research shows we must do more than exercise 30 minutes a day, five days a week to counteract the negative impact of sitting all day.
Bariatric surgery is gaining momentum as a powerful tool in the fight to control — or even cure — type 2 diabetes in some patients.