Heart Stories

Is coffee good for you?

Is coffee good for you?

 

UTSW Chief of Cardiology Joseph Hill, M.D., Ph.D., breaks down coffee’s potentially heart-healthy, immunoprotective properties. (There is, of course, a caveat.)

Patients With Heart Disease: Which Dose of Aspirin Are You Taking?

Patients With Heart Disease: Which Dose of Aspirin Are You Taking?

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A new clinical trial aims to figure out which aspirin dosage is most effective and safest for patients with heart disease.

How doctors squeeze in exercise, and how you can, too

How doctors squeeze in exercise, and how you can, too

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Doctors aren’t immune to letting life get in the way of staying physically active. Dr. Levine discusses how he works exercise into his daily routine.

How a sleep apnea implant may lower your heart disease risk

How a sleep apnea implant may lower your heart disease risk

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Sleep apnea can raise the risk for heart disease. A new surgical implant may reduce that risk and treat sleep apnea without CPAP masks and hoses.

What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

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Heart attack symptoms in women can be subtle. But less severe symptoms don’t mean a less severe heart attack.

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

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NFL players maintain elite strength-training routines. Dr. Joshi explains why their workouts may put them at risk for heart problems after retirement.

Reflecting on 28 Days of Heart Health

Reflecting on 28 Days of Heart Health

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Take a look at how we celebrated 28 Days of Heart Health this February and use these videos, articles, and recipes to keep your heart healthy all year long.

Searching for answers: Why I’m studying obesity through clinical research

Searching for answers: Why I’m studying obesity through clinical research

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Clinical research allows physicians and scientists to discover new solutions to major health problems, such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

Lifesaving knowledge: An AED Primer

Lifesaving knowledge: An AED Primer

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Knowing how to use an automated external defibrillator, or AED, might save the life of someone having a heart attack.

Heart valve surgery without cracking open the chest

Heart valve surgery without cracking open the chest

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With minimally invasive heart valve surgery, surgeons don’t “crack open the chest,” instead going between the ribs through a 2-inch incision.