The Heart-Healthy Habits of the CardioVascular InstituteThe physicians and researchers of BIDMC’s CardioVascular Institute share how they keep their own hearts healthy.
Alcohol and Your HeartBefore you raise your glass, you should be aware of some important ways that alcohol affects your heart.
Fun Facts About Your Cardiovascular SystemThe heart pumps about 100 gallons of blood through the body each hour – enough to fill 1,600 drinking glasses. Learn other fun, eye-popping facts about your heart.
Varicose Veins – Five Facts Everyone Should KnowPesky, puffy and sometimes painful, varicose veins affect half of all Americans over the age of 50. For the most part, they don’t cause medical problems; but when they do, there are many treatment options.
Limb-Sparing Surgeries Keep Chelsea Barber in BusinessIf it wasn’t for two surgeries to treat Sonny LePore’s severe peripheral artery disease, he may not be up and around doing what he loves best – gardening and barbering.
Do Fitness Trackers Really Work? See How They Do — and Don't — Measure UpWe’ve seen them on people’s wrists, but just what are they telling us and do they really work?
A Marathon Recovery - Innovative Coronary Procedure Helps Runner Achieve His DreamRead about one man’s story of how cardiologists helped him to run marathons again.
VIDEO: New Cardiology Unit Offers Same Day AppointmentsHeart failure patients experiencing severe symptoms can be seen by Cardiologists at BIDMC's Cardiac Direct Access Unit (CDAc) without having to wait.
Think Your DrinkHoliday cocktails can be loaded with calories. Before picking up that glass of eggnog, you may want to rethink your holiday drink.
What Makes Chicken Soup The Cure All?They don’t call chicken noodle soup a “cure-all” for nothing. Find out why the different ingredients can actually help make you feel better when that nasty cold strikes.
Cold and Flu MythsYour mom always told you to dress warm so you don’t catch a cold. Find out if bundling up will really prevent the sneezes and sniffles.
Turkey and Tryptophan – What’s the Deal?After a big holiday meal of turkey and all the fixings, you’re ready for a nap. Find out if all the yawning is the effect of tryptophan in turkey.
Hidden Holiday ExercisesToo busy to hit the gym this holiday season? Learn which of your holiday activities might actually be burning some extra calories.
The Art of Letting Go: How to Experience More Joy, Less StressAre you stressed out from all that shopping, planning and partying? Learn why meditation could help.
Managing the Holidays with a Long-Term IllnessBIDMC social workers share advice on rethinking holiday traditions and celebrations to capture more peace and cheer in the face of a disheartening diagnosis.