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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.

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Her own best advocate: Lisa’s story of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

When Lisa Hopkins was diagnosed with HCM, her search for a cardiologist led her to Dr. Link in Boston. Thirteen years later, they reunited in Dallas.

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The heart of a champion: Triathlon training with heart failure

A triathlon coach and competitor shares his story of staying active with heart failure.

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The Faces of heart Failure

With Heart Failure Week underway, meet some of the patients who depend on UT Southwestern for their heart health care.

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Running marathons at 74? How exercise keeps the heart young

Dallas marathoner Rio King is still running strong in his 70s. Learn how exercise can keep your heart young and fit as you age.