Post-Heart Attack Depression: What You Need to Know Now

After you’ve suffered a heart attack, you can also struggle with a lesser-known, but fairly common condition: depression or anxiety, sometimes known as broken-heart syndrome. February is American Heart Month,…

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Blood Pressure 101

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is the most common cardiovascular disease with more than 30 percent of American adults affected by it. Men and women have a similar risk for…

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Eating for Your Heart

The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends eating a heart healthy diet that includes good fats, limits saturated fats and minimizes trans fat consumption to help manage cholesterol levels.

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Alcohol & Health Risks

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) offers insights and tips for reducing short and long-term health risks associated with drinking too much alcohol.

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Varicose Veins 101

Wendy Shear, MD, and Lisa Hoepner, PA-C, with North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute explain varicose veins, common causes, treatment options, and things to consider when choosing treatment.

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Live a Longer, Healthier Life

We’re living longer, healthier lives with life expectancy nearly doubling during the 20th century according to the National Institute on Aging. Lifestyle and environmental changes along with modern medicine are…

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