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5 tips for taking your blood pressure at home

5 tips for taking your blood pressure at home

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Frustrated with high blood pressure readings at the doctor’s office? Dr. Reimold offers 5 tips for measuring blood pressure at home.

Cardiac calcium scoring: Using imaging tests to prevent heart disease

Cardiac calcium scoring: Using imaging tests to prevent heart disease

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Not all cardiac imaging tests are looking for existing heart disease. Some are looking for clues to help patients prevent it.

Coconut oil: Use it or lose it?

Coconut oil: Use it or lose it?

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Coconut oil is the latest health craze. But is it all it’s cracked up to be? Our dietitian, Susan Rodder, offers her recommendations.

Think you can’t do CPR? Think again

Think you can’t do CPR? Think again

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We’re raised to help people in need. Sadly, when someone collapses in public, the majority of us freeze in fear. But new CPR guidelines may change that.

Having sex after a heart attack - what you need to know

Having sex after a heart attack - what you need to know

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After a heart attack, we just want to get back to our normal lives – including our sex lives. But is sex after a heart attack safe?

5 foods containing potentially heart-healthy polyphenols

5 foods containing potentially heart-healthy polyphenols

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Growing research has indicated that foods rich in natural chemical compounds called polyphenols may offer protection from a variety of diseases.

Practicing what I preach: I’m ready to lose weight and live healthier

Practicing what I preach: I’m ready to lose weight and live healthier

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Losing weight can be hard – even for doctors! Follow cardiologist Dr. Banks on her journey to lose the “baby weight” and take control of her health.

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?