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Heart Disease

The importance of men’s health

June 4, 2019

For men's health awareness month, we brought in primary care physician Brandon Williamson, MD, with the Texas A&M College of Medicine's Family Medicine Residency Program to speak about some big ticket men's health topics.

You asked: How much sodium is too much?

May 30, 2018
Take it with a grain of salt, but you’re probably eating too much sodium

New blood pressure guidelines will increase hypertension diagnoses

November 16, 2017
Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure—and many don’t even know

Protecting women from heart disease

September 4, 2017
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, but many women don’t know they’re at risk

Detecting a different kind of jaw pain

February 28, 2017
When symptoms in the head and neck point to heart attack

INFOGRAPHIC: Women’s Health

December 15, 2016
Steps to take control of your health.

Protecting women from heart disease

February 11, 2016
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, but many women don’t know they’re at risk

Is your dentist finding more than just cavities?

August 20, 2015

A quick glance in the mouth and your dentist can spot a plethora of bad habits, like opening bobby pins with your teeth or chewing ice. But did you know they can also see more serious health issues that may be lurking elsewhere in the body?

The doctor will see you now: Why men should take an active role in health care

August 13, 2015

Gender stereotypes about men and the idea of masculinity can range from stubbornness to the ever-popular tough-guy attitude. Any one of these mindsets could be used to explain why men often don’t go to the doctor to address worrisome symptoms as frequently as women do.

Eating to your heart’s content: How the Mediterranean Diet can improve your heart health

April 8, 2015

The Mediterranean Diet is gaining traction for the plethora of health benefits it provides, including heart-health. Studies have shown that adhering the Mediterranean habits reduces the risk of cardiovascular events and strokes.