Heart Care

Firefighters face bigger health threat than flames 
Firefighters face bigger health threat than flames
The leading cause of death among active first responders may surprise you.
Weight Watchers chef shares his personal story of weight loss  Featured
Weight Watchers chef shares his personal story of weight loss
Ryan Hutmacher offers advice on how to get lean and fit.
Childhood trauma can lead to adult hypertension 
Childhood trauma can lead to adult hypertension
Study finds that children who have been victims of abuse may be at greater risk for high blood pressure as adults.
From heart surgery to hustling up the Hancock 
From heart surgery to hustling up the Hancock
10 months after having a major operation, Joe Casey stepped up his fitness.
Good news for kids with heart rhythm disorders 
Good news for kids with heart rhythm disorders
New research suggests it’s safe for them to play sports.
Blood pressure linked to spouse’s stress level 
Blood pressure linked to spouse’s stress level
Husbands are more negatively affected by a wife’s chronic stress.
What is Marfan syndrome?  Featured
What is Marfan syndrome?
This rare genetic disorder can cause sudden death if not diagnosed and treated.