Whether this stems from the effort to control costs or the "if it's not broken, don't fix it" mentality, the result is a sicker society where too often we receive our diagnosis -- a heart attack, stroke, diabetes -- in the emergency room.
Although researchers like Dr. Ornish did not emphasize particular plant-based foods, subsequent studies suggest that certain foods may have special abilities to reverse CAD. Four foods that could reverse plaque in arteries are discussed here.
Instead of trying to carve time for it, find some existing things in your daily routine that could involve walking. This could be as small as going across the office to talk to a colleague instead of calling or emailing. It could be as big as walking to work or the grocery store.
("My Heart" by Foox) I learned at cardiac rehab this week that my artery that was 90% blocked was the infamous "Widow Maker," so named because it i...
Parents, we are here to influence our children and guide them down a healthy path in life. We need to provide them with healthy choices at home, raise our voices to limit the marketing of unhealthy foods and drinks and provide opportunities for them to get off our couches and move.
While no one can help Mr. Shandling, we can use his unfortunate death at a young age to quote boxer Roberto Duran "no mas, no mas." In an age of driverless cars it is time we work for the goal of heart attack free lives, a dream whose time is here right now.
You've probably never left a doctor's appointment with a prescription for extra virgin olive oil, almonds, pasta, or a glass of red wine, but one day you might. In fact, I hope that day will come very soon.
What happened next changed many lives. It also showed the power of CPR-training kiosks. With seven more of these machines going into airports and office buildings around the country, it's my pleasure to share this amazing, powerful story.
The ability to reverse Type 2 seems so obvious that further scientific studies might seem superfluous.
The message is clear. Young arteries, young hearts, and young brains share common lifestyle factors and can be predicted by CAC scoring.
It all comes down to this: When you're well-rested you can do almost anything. And when you're chronically exhausted, everything in life is more difficult. You simply can't be fully healthy without enough sleep.
Have you heard much science-talk in the presidential debates? Or on the campaign trail? Or maybe in interviews by the leading candidates? Me neither. Yet, nothing is going to change our lives more in the next 10 years than the radical science and technology starting to engulf us.
Do one of these lessons every day for the next three weeks. You can do any one of these more than once if you like, but be consistent. It takes an everyday practice to change the brain.
The future health and health care of Latinos and other Americans will be in good hands. Listening to comments and questions from young Latinos attending a recent panel discussion on "The State of Hispanic Health in America," I was encouraged and inspired.
Less than seven minutes into an NHL game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Dallas Stars, Rich Peverley of the Stars was sitting on the bench waiting to return to the ice when his heart stopped beating. He was in cardiac arrest.
When 2016 started, many adults 50 and over set high expectations for self-improvement. For many, that meant wanting to lose weight, becoming more acti...