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Knowing Your Risk Factors Could Be the Key to Long-Term Cardiac Health

According to a recent study, many Americans’ hearts show wear and tear far beyond their years. In fact, tools developed by cardiologists to measure “heart age” have shown that the organ might be performing on par with someone decades older. Heart age is a measure of the heart’s function relative to the patient’s actual age, more »

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Heart in the Right Place

As a part of heart month, we sat down with Dr. Howard Weitz to discuss his career in cardiology—from inspired walks through a giant heart when he was a boy to helping patients strengthen their own for surgery.

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