One Heart Stories
You can make grilled food healthier by following a few simple tricks, says a UT Southwestern dietitian.
Genetic testing reassures a woman she has not inherited her mother’s troublesome heart genes.
A UT Southwestern cardiologist and father explains how to find time for heart-healthy exercise, even when you’re busy and have a family.
Small changes matter when you’re taking steps to improve your health by eating better and exercising more. A UT Southwestern Medical Center doctor provides some tips, including the Plate Method for meals.
The MitraClip is a new treatment for mitral valve repair and can take the place of surgical heart valve replacement in older patients. A physician at UT Southwestern, Dallas explains the benefits.
If you have high blood pressure, is salt a villain? A UT Southwestern dietitian discusses the latest research on sodium in your diet.
Hospital readmissions are an issue for heart attack and heart failure patients. UT Southwestern is involved with a program to reduce these readmissions.
A UT Southwestern cardiologist says it’s important that physicians take a pregnancy history when assessing a woman’s heart-disease risk. A new study found higher levels of subclinical heart disease in women who had given birth four or more times.
Knowing how your cholesterol functions can help doctors determine your heart disease risk. A UT Southwestern cardiologist uses a garbage truck analogy to explain “cholesterol efflux.”
Avocados are fun to eat, nutritious, and heart-healthy. A UT Southwestern nutritionist in Dallas explains the benefits of this unique fruit and provides a healthy recipe.