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Potassium foods.

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.

Vitamin D foods.

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.

Heart healthy foods in heart shaped bowls.

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.

Pregnant woman having blood sugar tested at doctors office.

Gestational Diabetes Can Cause Heart Defects

If you devlop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, it's vital that you keep blood sugar levels in check to prevent serious heart conditions in your child.

Brain scan ischemic stroke.

Can You Spot a Heart Emergency?

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

Man pinching stomach fat.

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?

Couple getting good sleep.

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.

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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.

Healthcare: Man clutching his chest in pain, possible heart attack

Exercise Before Heart Attack Boosts Survival

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

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). ...