Latest Articles by Matt McMillen
Let’s Talk About Parkinson’s Disease
We’ve got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a ton of other facts and tips that can make life with this condition easier.
Let’s Talk About Atherosclerosis
When plaque builds up in your blood vessels, your heart, brain, and major organs can be robbed of oxygen from narrowed arteries or a blood clot. Here’s how to prevent, manage, and treat this condition.
“Honey, Did You See That Squirrel in the Living Room?”
Visual hallucinations can be a common occurrence in people with Parkinson’s disease. Here’s why and what to do about them.
How, Exactly, Does Your Heart Work?
This illustrated guide walks you through how your ticker functions and explains what can happen when its valves aren’t pumping properly.
Why Did I Get Heart Valve Disease?
Learn how this serious heart disorder develops, and how you can lower your risk to prevent heart attack, arrhythmias, blood clots, and stroke.
Race-Norming in Health Care: A Special Report
Many doctors use risk assessment tools that factor skin color into the score—often at the expense of Black people.
What’s Tripping Up Your Cholesterol Treatment?
Half of all people who’ve been prescribed meds for high cholesterol don’t take them. Here's how to stay on plan.
When Lifestyle Changes Don’t Control Cholesterol
Medication may be a must to protect your heart health, even if you’re doing everything else right.