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Heart Health

A Day in the Life of Your Heart
The way you manage your day actually changes your heart. See how (and make it stronger).
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Why You Should Exercise When You're Stressed Out
It's not just guilt that comes with skipping workouts, a new study suggests.
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Constant Exhaustion Was a Sign of Serious Illness
Katie's doctors thought she was just hormonal, but she was actually suffering from an incurable condition.
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I Used to Be at Risk for a Heart Attack — And Now I Run Marathons
I always thought running was for 'other' people, but that couldn't be further from the truth.
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Bill Cunningham Has Died at Age 87
The world has lost a legend.
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Bill Cunningham Has Had a Stroke
The iconic photographer's street style photos were noticeably missing from this week's New York Times.
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4 Healthy Reasons to Dig Into a Grapefruit
Bring on the nutrients!
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The Sugar-Heart Connection: What the Sweet Stuff Is Doing to Your Ticker
You're not just getting a sugar high — you're also getting high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and high triglycerides.
A patient of Dr Oz who underwent open heart surgery.
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What It's Like to Have Dr. Oz Perform Open-Heart Surgery on You
Maria Fornaro was ready for a life-saving procedure, but she hadn't prepared for it to be a life-improving one, too.
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Will an Aspirin a Day Keep the Cardiologist Away?
The latest recommendations from the USPSTF may — or may not — be for you.
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5 Ways Walking Is Good for You
Turns out putting one foot in front of the other is pretty great for your health.
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At 200 Pounds, I'm Perfectly Happy With My Body
I work out for my health, not for my weight.
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The Death of My Father Inspired Me to Lose 75 Pounds
I decided that enough was enough.
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6 Low- to No-Sodium Versions of Your Favorite Salty Foods
Have your fries and eat them too with these low-salt recipes.
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Can You Name the Top Ten Sources of Sodium in Your Diet?
We couldn't.
Police officer Joe Carratala was a patient of Dr. Oz
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My Wake-Up Call? When Dr. Oz Fixed a Hole in My Heart — Literally
Police officer Joe Carratala always thought his job was the most dangerous part of his life. Then he had a stroke.
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A Last-Minute Heart Transplant Saved This Baby's Life
He was born with all of his organs on the opposite side of his body.
Dr. Emma Lugo, Dr Oz Patient and retired radiologist
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What It's Like to Be Dr. Oz's Patient: Heart Surgery Is Less Scary in the Right Hands
A retired radiologist, Dr. Emma Lugo knew what to expect when she felt chest pain. But she definitely wasn't expecting the surgeon...
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What It's Like to Be Dr. Oz's Patient: 'He Actually Believed in Me'
Ken Poccia was a lifelong smoker with eight stents and a troubled past.
Health Hacks for Your Heart
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Show Your Heart Some Love With These Simple Health Hacks
It's no longer American Heart Month, but that doesn't mean your heart doesn't deserve attention year-round.
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