One Heart Stories

Running marathons at 74? How exercise keeps the heart young

Running marathons at 74? How exercise keeps the heart young

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Dallas marathoner Rio King is still running strong in his 70s. Learn how exercise can keep your heart young and fit as you age.

Introducing 28 Days of Heart Health

Introducing 28 Days of Heart Health

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February is Heart Month. Join Dr. Drazner and our team of heart experts for 28 Days of Heart Health.

Donate blood platelets to save a life during the holidays

Donate blood platelets to save a life during the holidays

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Blood platelets, which prevent excessive bleeding, are needed for cancer and organ transplant patients. Your platelet donation could save a life.

Hepatitis C doesn't have to be a life sentence

Hepatitis C doesn't have to be a life sentence

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Hepatitis C is a manageable diagnosis and living a healthy life can slow the advances.

How high-altitude training can benefit elite endurance athletes like runners and swimmers

How high-altitude training can benefit elite endurance athletes like runners and swimmers

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Altitude training gives elite runners and swimmers a competitive edge, but the “live high, train low” lifestyle may benefit anyone’s heart.

Can pre-competition ECG testing save young athletes’ lives?

Can pre-competition ECG testing save young athletes’ lives?

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Can we do more to prevent sudden cardiac death in student-athletes through ECGs? We examine this controversial question.

Should you eat less sodium? The answer is – it depends

Should you eat less sodium? The answer is – it depends

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The debate continues – is sodium harmless or bad for us? Hypertension specialist Dr. Vongpatanasin says the answer is clear, but it isn’t one size fits all.

Do you have endometriosis? Why your heart may be at risk

Do you have endometriosis? Why your heart may be at risk

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Women with endometriosis often suffer painful, heavy periods. But new research shows the condition also may increase heart disease risk. Dr. Sanghavi explains.

Why are we in the middle of a ‘statins war’?

Why are we in the middle of a ‘statins war’?

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As medical journals and websites debate who should take statins and the severity of their side effects, Dr. Hill says not to forget that they save lives.

Davy’s story: Getting creative to save a heart failure patient

Davy’s story: Getting creative to save a heart failure patient

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Davy came to us with two medical devices implanted in his heart. With his life on the line, we gave him two more to save him.