Med Magazine January 2017

Dr. Mark Drazner and Davy Hobson

Heart of the Matter: A Two-Sided Tale

Desperately ill heart patient Davy Hobson came to UT Southwestern for treatment on Valentine’s Day. UTSW specialists took a creative approach to save his life.

Study: Can Better Heart Health Stave off Alzheimer’s?

Study: Can Better Heart Health Stave off Alzheimer’s?

 

UT Southwestern researchers are trying to determine whether regular aerobic exercise and taking specific blood pressure and cholesterol medications can help preserve brain function.

Homing in on Blood Pressure Monitoring

Homing in on Blood Pressure Monitoring

 

Monitoring your blood pressure at home can be an important way to track your heart’s health. Check out these tips to help ensure you’re getting an accurate reading.

6 Healthy Eating Tips for Big Game Day

6 Healthy Eating Tips for Big Game Day

 

It’s time for the big game. Don’t put yourself on the sidelines afterward with some unhealthy snacking. Instead, savor these tips from our nutrition coach.

Weighing the Risks: Obesity Now Tied to 11 Types of Cancer

Weighing the Risks: Obesity Now Tied to 11 Types of Cancer

 

Obesity is not only detrimental to your heart health; it also has a link to nearly a dozen types of cancer. Learn which ones and how to reduce your cancer risk.