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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.

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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.

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How a sleep apnea implant may lower your heart disease risk

Sleep apnea can raise the risk for heart disease. A new surgical implant may reduce that risk and treat sleep apnea without CPAP masks and hoses.

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What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

Heart attack symptoms in women can be subtle. But less severe symptoms don’t mean a less severe heart attack.

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Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

NFL players maintain elite strength-training routines. Dr. Joshi explains why their workouts may put them at risk for heart problems after retirement.

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Reflecting on 28 Days of Heart Health

Take a look at how we celebrated 28 Days of Heart Health this February and use these videos, articles, and recipes to keep your heart healthy all year long.

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Searching for answers: Why I’m studying obesity through clinical research

Clinical research allows physicians and scientists to discover new solutions to major health problems, such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

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Lifesaving knowledge: An AED Primer

Knowing how to use an automated external defibrillator, or AED, might save the life of someone having a heart attack.

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Fellows practice what they preach

Cardiology fellows at UT Southwestern make time for regular exercise in their busy schedules – just like their recommend their patients to do.

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Heart valve surgery without cracking open the chest

With minimally invasive heart valve surgery, surgeons don’t “crack open the chest,” instead going between the ribs through a 2-inch incision.