One Heart Stories

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

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NFL players maintain elite strength-training routines. Dr. Joshi explains why their workouts may put them at risk for heart problems after retirement.

Reflecting on 28 Days of Heart Health

Reflecting on 28 Days of Heart Health

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Take a look at how we celebrated 28 Days of Heart Health this February and use these videos, articles, and recipes to keep your heart healthy all year long.

Searching for answers: Why I’m studying obesity through clinical research

Searching for answers: Why I’m studying obesity through clinical research

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Clinical research allows physicians and scientists to discover new solutions to major health problems, such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

Lifesaving knowledge: An AED Primer

Lifesaving knowledge: An AED Primer

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Knowing how to use an automated external defibrillator, or AED, might save the life of someone having a heart attack.

Heart valve surgery without cracking open the chest

Heart valve surgery without cracking open the chest

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With minimally invasive heart valve surgery, surgeons don’t “crack open the chest,” instead going between the ribs through a 2-inch incision.

Fellows practice what they preach

Fellows practice what they preach

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Cardiology fellows at UT Southwestern make time for regular exercise in their busy schedules – just like their recommend their patients to do.

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.