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How Science is Mending Broken Hearts

Tags: Cardiomyopathy, heart failure, heart transplant, innovation, research

Too often, cardiomyopathy goes undetected and untreated for too long. Scientists are working to change that.


Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (Video)

Tags: #LoveYourHeart, cooking shows, healthy diet, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, Recipes

Bean-based dips are healthier than typical creamy cheese-based dips. The beans offer unsaturated fat, protein and fiber. Also, roasted red peppers are a good source of potassium, which many of us are lacking.


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Don’t Ignore Chest Pain – Even If You Don’t Have Blockages (Video)

Tags: CAD, chest pain, Dr. Nissen, heart health, heart video, videos

Have you had a heart catheterization for blockages your doctor determined are too minor to require a stent or bypass surgery? Here's why it’s still important not to ignore chest pain.


Medical Advances that may affect you

Medical Advances That May Affect You

Tags: aspirin, cholesterol, diabetes, Dr. Nissen, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, medical advances, prevention, research, stent, treatment

A top Cleveland Clinic doctor names four advances that are likely to change the way your doctor prevents and treats heart disease.


Recipe: Nutty Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Fruit

Recipe: Nutty Steel Cut Oats With Fruit (Video)

Tags: #LoveYourHeart, breakfast, cooking shows, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, oatmeal, Recipes

Here’s a quick way to upgrade your breakfast: Eat steel cut oats. Watch as we explore the various ways to dress up your oatmeal while we discuss the health benefits.


Salmon: How Much You Need and Why You Need It

Salmon: How Much You Need and Why You Need It (Infographic)

Tags: fish, health hub number, heart healthy diet, Heart Month, infographic, Mediterranean diet, omega-3

Salmon breaks apart so delicately with your fork -- it's hard to believe something so delicious can be so good for you too. It provides essential omega-3 fatty acids, which your body cannot produce on its own.


Recipe: Couscous Salad With Tomatoes, Lemon and Sage

Recipe: Couscous Salad With Tomatoes, Lemon and Sage

Tags: Mediterranean diet, Recipes, whole grains

This Mediterranean couscous salad is full of veggies. It's a a fresh-tasting, nutritious offering that's easy to make and great for your heart. Enjoy it alone or as a side dish.


Why does medical advice constantly change

Why Does Medical Advice Constantly Change? (Video)

Tags: clinical guidelines, dr. gillinov, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart research, heart video, news, video

Mediterranean diet or low fat? Do I need a cardiac stress test or don’t I? Sometimes it’s difficult to keep up with your doctor’s changing answers to your questions. Here’s why the advice changes and how you can keep pace.


The Power of Fish in Your Diet (Infographic)

The Power of Fish in Your Diet (Infographic)

Tags: fish, Heart Month, infographic, Mediterranean diet, omega-3

Fish are the number one source for omega-3 fatty acids—the essential fats our bodies need to thrive. Like oil for your car, you might say omega-3 keeps your arteries “well oiled” for a healthy heart. But how much should you eat? And which ones are safest? There are so many fish from which to choose. Here is a brief guide to fish choices for a safe heart-healthy diet at any age.


How to Embrace the Mediterranean Diet

How to Embrace the Mediterranean Diet

Tags: heart healthy diet, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet

Learn why traditional foods from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea are so good for the heart. Then get tips on incorporating Mediterranean foods in your diet.