Your Pet Can Be Good for Your Heart

Pets give us unconditional love and a host of health benefits, including reduced stress levels and lower blood pressure.

How to Manage Adult Bicuspid Aortic Valve

Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) disease is a simple, yet common congenital (born with) heart defect affecting nearly 2 percent of the...

Knowing When Your Child Should Reach Developmental Milestones

Here is an easy and helpful summary of when your child should reach developmental milestones.

Are Your Child’s Behaviors Putting His Heart at Risk?

About 32% of U.S. children ages 2 to 19 are overweight or obese , a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). While...

History of Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. But progress is being made, and the more...

Best & Worst Meatless Burgers for Lent

Looking for healthy options to add some variety to your Friday lunch or dinner during Lent? Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD,...

8 Heart-Healthy, Low-Cost Stress Reducers

Stress is a normal part of life, so it’s important to learn to manage it in healthy ways. Carrying...

Eye Safety & Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras season is upon us, and while we are busy thinking about king cakes, parades and parties, we often...

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy During Mardi Gras

For patients with heart disease or high blood pressure, excessive food and alcohol consumption during Mardi Gras season can lead...