James Vitarius, MD

James Vitarius MD, PhD, is a cardiologist, medical writer, and novelist based in the New York City area. He is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Medical Writers Association. James enjoys following the latest developments in cardiology and medicine, both high and low tech, and sifting through the evidence to provide the best advice to his patients and readers. Follow James on Twitter @JamesVitarius and Facebook @DrJamesVitarius.

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The Emotional Toll of Heart Disease

Mental health issues following heart disease events are, sadly often not the focus of follow up care. But, in fact, these issues are common and treatable.

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Nuts that Help (and Harm) the Heart

Many types of nuts are thought to be good for the heart. Find out which ones are the best for your health.