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About Your Heart

The primary responsibility of the heart is to pump blood around the body. It pumps blood from the body called the systemic circulation, through the lungs, called the pulmonary circulation, and then back out to the body. [...]

Baylor Hypertension Trial

Two Baylor hospitals are the top U.S. centers for a clinical trial that potentially could yield a method to tame uncontrolled high blood pressure—without medication. [...]

Aortic Stenosis Treatment Options

Aortic Stenosis Treatment Options Have you been told you may need a heart valve replacement? Aortic stenosis (a narrowing of your aortic valve opening that does not allow normal blood flow) is a common public health problem affecting millions of people in the United States. It affects up to 7% of the population over the age of 65. [...]

Mental Health Tied to Heart Health

Cardiovascular problems like heart disease and stroke were more common in those with mental health disorders [...]

When Too Much Exercise Is Not Good

Moderate exercise may lower heart disease and stroke risk more than vigorous exercise. More of a good thing isn't always better. And that may apply to exercise and its effects on heart health. [...]

Mediterranean Diet May Help Your Heart

Mediterranean diet may lower heart disease risk for some patients. Deepika Gopal, MD, a cardiologist at the Baylor Heart Hospital in Plano, TX, told dailyRx News that the Mediterranean diet and the standard US diet are nearly polar opposites. [...]

Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart

Valentine's Day and American Heart Month are perfect chances to examine your heart health and that of your loved ones [...]

International Heart Valve Conference Bolsters Dallas’ Profile

Dallas- Leipzig Valve 2012 Conference - Dallas has quietly become the U.S. showcase for innovative heart valve techniques. [...]

Why Plano Has One of the Country's Best Heart Hospitals

The improbable story of how cardiologist David Brown put his trust in a complete stranger. In April 2003, Dr. David Brown, a cardiologist, was working in a practice at Medical City Dallas known as the Dallas Heart Group. [...]

Patient-Doctor Communication May Make Heart Imaging Safer

Risks of radiation from heart imaging should be discussed with patients before the procedure, said American Heart Association. [...]