One Heart Stories

Black men in white coats: Why Curtiss Moore became a doctor

Black men in white coats: Why Curtiss Moore became a doctor

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As an African-American doctor, Curtiss Moore is a rarity. What led him to cardiology, and how can other young black men and women follow a career in medicine?

To sleep, perchance to lower your heart disease risk

To sleep, perchance to lower your heart disease risk

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Can a good night’s sleep lower heart disease risk? Dr. Hill explains why sleep deprivation hurts the heart.

Beat the heat with heart-healthy cantaloupe, honeydew, and watermelon

Beat the heat with heart-healthy cantaloupe, honeydew, and watermelon

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Melon is a tasty, refreshing treat for summer. But it’s also great for weight management and heart health. Dietitian Susan Rodder explains.

Pre-sports heart screenings: What parents and athletes need to know

Pre-sports heart screenings: What parents and athletes need to know

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Parents want to protect their kids, even if it means keeping them out of sports. Dr. Levine explains why pre-sports ECG testing may do more harm than good.

Under pressure: How blood pressure affects heart disease risk

Under pressure: How blood pressure affects heart disease risk

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When blood vessels are under pressure from hypertension, the risk for heart disease increases. Dr. Hill shares tips to control the pressure — and the risk.

Diabetes dilemma: The connection between diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes dilemma: The connection between diabetes and heart disease

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Diabetes affects more than just blood sugar — it also endangers the heart. Dr. Hill shares how to reduce the risk by controlling diabetes.

The ‘best’ cardio workout for a healthy heart

The ‘best’ cardio workout for a healthy heart

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Regular exercise is important to heart health. Dr. Levine discusses what’s involved in the “best” heart-healthy exercise routine.

Snack hack: Make healthy snacks work for you!

Snack hack: Make healthy snacks work for you!

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Some people get up to 25 percent of their daily calories from snacks! Dietitian Susan Rodder shares tips on healthy snacking as part of a balanced diet.

Victories and tears: How the heart transplant team holds it together

Victories and tears: How the heart transplant team holds it together

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The heart transplant journey is a long, emotional one – and not just for the patient. Dr. Drazner discusses how the process affects him and his team.

Is coffee good for you?

Is coffee good for you?

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The debate percolates: Is coffee good for our health? Dr. Hill shares the risks and benefits of one of America’s favorite beverages.