One Heart Stories

10 truths about statins and high cholesterol

10 truths about statins and high cholesterol

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There are more misconceptions about statins on the Internet than there are truths. Our cardiologists answer 10 frequently asked questions.

Why it’s time to care about the heart disease epidemic

Why it’s time to care about the heart disease epidemic

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Heart disease is a major health concern in North Texas and across the country. Learn the risks to have a heart-healthy 2016 and beyond.

Is chocolate good for the heart?

Is chocolate good for the heart?

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The latest study suggests chocolate may reduce the risk for heart-related problems, but is it too good to be true?

How does Asian ancestry affect heart disease risk?

How does Asian ancestry affect heart disease risk?

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More and more people of South or East Asian ancestry are developing diabetes. Why is this happening, and what does it mean for their heart disease risk?

Common condition, rarely recognized: Peripheral artery disease

Common condition, rarely recognized: Peripheral artery disease

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Heavy feeling in the legs? Tight calves? It may be peripheral artery disease.

If you exercise, you may be fitter than you think

If you exercise, you may be fitter than you think

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Dr. Berry’s cardiovascular team has completed a study that suggests doctors should expand the standard definition of improved fitness for patients with diabetes.

Can eating earlier in the day jumpstart weight loss?

Can eating earlier in the day jumpstart weight loss?

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Can eating earlier in the day be the key for fast, safe weight loss? Our dietitian says it may be, and shares other two more simple tips for losing weight.

Holiday drinking and your heart: When should it be last call for alcohol?

Holiday drinking and your heart: When should it be last call for alcohol?

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Many of us like to enjoy cocktails at holiday parties, but we could be damaging our hearts in the process.

Heart failure after pregnancy: Brittany’s story

Heart failure after pregnancy: Brittany’s story

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Brittany Clayborne developed heart failure soon after the birth of her son. As she awaits a heart transplant, she inspires others to become organ donors.

New drugs approved for lowering cholesterol – and the story has roots at UT Southwestern

New drugs approved for lowering cholesterol – and the story has roots at UT Southwestern

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Can inactivating genetic mutations actually help lower cholesterol and heart disease risk? Two geneticists are determined to find out.