Stories and Insights

Is your pet ready for you to have a baby?

Is your pet ready for you to have a baby?

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Having a new baby is a huge, life-changing event for you and your furry companion. Make sure your dog is ready to welcome a new member to the family.

Born with an anomalous heart: Stephanie’s story

Born with an anomalous heart: Stephanie’s story

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Dr. Brickner started treating Stephanie Scott for a congenital heart condition more than 20 years ago. The two developed a special relationship that continues to this day.

Her own best advocate: Lisa’s story of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Her own best advocate: Lisa’s story of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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When Lisa Hopkins was diagnosed with HCM, her search for a cardiologist led her to Dr. Link in Boston. Thirteen years later, they reunited in Dallas.

The heart of a champion: Triathlon training with heart failure

The heart of a champion: Triathlon training with heart failure

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A triathlon coach and competitor shares his story of staying active with heart failure.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a tiny heart hero

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a tiny heart hero

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This Valentine’s Day, Stefanie Rose shares the story of her son, Devin, who was born with a congenital heart defect.

Hormone therapy helps some prostate cancer survivors live longer

Hormone therapy helps some prostate cancer survivors live longer

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After prostate gland removal, cancer returns in up to 30% of men. But a 2017 study found that hormone-blockers plus radiation can prevent recurrence.

Water immersion during labor

Water immersion during labor

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Consider these pros and cons if you are thinking about using water immersion during labor.

Running marathons at 74? How exercise keeps the heart young

Running marathons at 74? How exercise keeps the heart young

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Dallas marathoner Rio King is still running strong in his 70s. Learn how exercise can keep your heart young and fit as you age.

Introducing 28 Days of Heart Health

Introducing 28 Days of Heart Health

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February is Heart Month. Join Dr. Drazner and our team of heart experts for 28 Days of Heart Health.

Lifting and work restrictions during pregnancy: Talk it over with your doctor

Lifting and work restrictions during pregnancy: Talk it over with your doctor

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How much should work and activities such as lifting or standing really be limited during pregnancy?