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Prescription for rare heart disorder: Think outside the box

In 2011, Julie Christoph was 27 years old, working full-time, finishing up her nursing degree, and preparing to launch an exciting new career. When she began experiencing a racing heartbeat and dizzy spells that grew more frequent and more debilitating, she went to a doctor. And then another doctor, and then another doctor.

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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.

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Dr. Rohatgi’s perspective: Advanced heart care with a twist

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Under pressure: How to use the new blood pressure guidelines

Learn what the new blood pressure guidelines mean for understanding and controlling your risk for heart and vascular conditions.

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Stents do work: A closer look at the ORBITA study data

A small study is raising questions about whether stents work for chest pain. Dr. Dharam Kumbhani says they do and explains what the data really mean.

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Robin Kinley: Heart Surgery Patient Profile

When Robin Kinley was diagnosed with an atrial septal defect (ASD), UT Southwestern heart surgeon Neelan Doolabh, M.D., performed a minimally invasive ASD closure.

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Dennis McBride: Heart Valve Patient Surgery Profile

After a deer hunting trip left Mount Pleasant police officer Dennis McBride feeling out a breath, he discovered he had severe aortic stenosis.

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Aspirin study aspires to settle dosage question

A new clinical trial called ADAPTABLE, The Aspirin Study is aiming to set the record straight on which of two commonly used daily doses of aspirin is more effective. The three-year study is comparing the benefits and side-effect risks of the two doses.