Monitoring your blood pressure at home can be an important way to track your heart’s health. Check out these tips to help ensure you’re getting an accurate reading.
It’s time for the big game. Don’t put yourself on the sidelines afterward with some unhealthy snacking. Instead, savor these tips from our nutrition coach.
Desperately ill heart patient Davy Hobson came to UT Southwestern for treatment on – of all days, Valentine’s Day – seemingly short on options. But his odds increased considerably when UTSW specialists took a creative approach to save his life while they awaited a heart for transplant.
Obesity is not only detrimental to your heart health; it also has a link to nearly a dozen types of cancer. Learn which ones and how to reduce your cancer risk.
UT Southwestern researchers are trying to determine whether regular aerobic exercise and taking specific blood pressure and cholesterol medications can help preserve brain function.
Blood platelets, which prevent excessive bleeding, are needed for cancer and organ transplant patients. Your platelet donation could save a life.
Hepatitis C is a manageable diagnosis and living a healthy life can slow the advances.
Altitude training gives elite runners and swimmers a competitive edge, but the “live high, train low” lifestyle may benefit anyone’s heart.
Can we do more to prevent sudden cardiac death in student-athletes through ECGs? We examine this controversial question.
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.