One Heart Stories

5 signs you’ve chosen the right multivitamin

5 signs you’ve chosen the right multivitamin

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Check these five guidelines before you buy a multivitamin. Learn what a good multivitamin can – and cannot – provide.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy affects young and old

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy affects young and old

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Anyone of any age can be impacted by an enlarged heart muscle, even athletes in the prime of their careers. Our doctors explain what you need to know about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Fish oil supplements will not lower your heart attack risk

Fish oil supplements will not lower your heart attack risk

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Fish oil is sold as a heart-healthy supplement, but there is no evidence to suggest it helps prevent a heart attack. Dr. Khera explains.

Mini heart pump makes high-risk stenting safer

Mini heart pump makes high-risk stenting safer

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Dr. Marso explains how the Impella 2.5, a miniature heart pump, makes stent and angioplasty procedures safer.

Grilling and healthy eating: A few tasty tricks

Grilling and healthy eating: A few tasty tricks

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You can make grilled food healthier by following a few simple tricks, says a UT Southwestern dietitian.

Genetics and the heart: Using your family’s past to see into the future

Genetics and the heart: Using your family’s past to see into the future

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Genetic testing reassures a woman she has not inherited her mother’s troublesome heart genes.

Healthy hearts, healthy families

Healthy hearts, healthy families

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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 in diet, exercise lead to big results, even if you’re busy

Small changes in diet, exercise lead to big results, even if you’re busy

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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.

New ‘clip’ helps people too old, too sick for open-heart surgery

New ‘clip’ helps people too old, too sick for open-heart surgery

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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.

More salt or less – what to do?

More salt or less – what to do?

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If you have high blood pressure, is salt a villain? A UT Southwestern dietitian discusses the latest research on sodium in your diet.