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5 foods rich in heart-healthy polyphenols

Research has indicated that foods such as chocolate, red wine, and olive oil, which are rich in natural chemical compounds called polyphenols, may offer protection from heart disease.

Diet and Nutrition

Is coffee good for you?

The debate percolates: Is coffee good for our health? Dr. Hill shares the risks and benefits of one of America’s favorite beverages in this updated article.


Heart Surgery Patient Journey

Dr. Doolabh and patient Ginger walk you through the journey of a minimally invasive heart valve patient at UT Southwestern.


Heart Month 2018: Derek Bernardi

Derek was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare and complex congenital heart disease.


From heart disease to Hawaiian vacation: Susanne’s story

Just before her 71st birthday, Susanne Orman decided to get in shape for an upcoming Hawaiian vacation. But when she started to feel chest pain while walking, she knew something wasn’t right. Find out how following her instincts – and how two doctors’ expertise – saved her life.


No surprises along the way

“I needed a heart valve replacement,” Scott says. “And I probably would have put it off if I didn’t need the hip replacement; I’m really glad I went ahead with it.”


Heart attack patient rebuilds his health: ‘I’m still running’

UT Southwestern cardiologist Benjamin Levine, M.D., helped 46-year-old pharmacist recover from his heart attack and return to running marathons.


How doctors squeeze in exercise, and how you can, too

Doctors aren’t immune to letting life get in the way of staying physically active. Dr. Levine discusses how he works exercise into his daily routine.


Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Gives East Texas Man New Life

Tommy Lloyd of Longview, Texas, credits a unique heart surgery at UT Southwestern for not only saving his life but allowing him to live it fully again.