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Top Heart-Healthy Potassium-Rich Foods

Potassium is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more potassium to your meals.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Top Heart-Healthy Vitamin D Rich Foods

Low vitamin D levels may contribute to risk factors for heart disease. Learn how to get the recommended amount of vitamin D from these heart-healthy foods.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Top Heart-Healthy High Fiber Foods

Fiber is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more fiber to your meals.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Gestational Diabetes and Congenital Heart Defects

Mothers that keep blood sugar levels in check during pregnancy may help prevent serious heart conditions in children.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Can You Spot a Heart Emergency?

A Cleveland Clinic survey finds remarkable gaps in basic knowledge about heart attacks and strokes between different generations.

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

Metabolic Syndrome: An Emerging Vital Heart Health Sign

A third of Americans have this cluster of symptoms that doubles the risk of cardiovascular disease. Are you one of them?

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

Healthier Heart Challenge: Get Your Best Sleep

In week four of the challenge, we look at ways to eliminate bad habits that prevent you from getting your best sleep.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Medical Care on a Cruise: What to Know

A former cruise ship doctor explains what you can expect if you need medical care on the ocean.

By Elizabeth Millard

Exercise Before Heart Attack Boosts Survival

Study suggests that a regular exercise habit before a heart attack improves survival and prognosis.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Dark Side of Extreme Exercise: Rhabdomyolysis

It’s no surprise that professional sports players are expected to endure brutal workouts in order to prepare for real play time. You’ve likely also heard of the teen and college sports players’ strenuous workouts in extreme weather conditions (heat). ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.