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5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

A decision to live well often prompts personal changes—such as losing weight, eating right and exercising more—to rise to the top of our to-do lists. UR Medicine Heart and Vascular Cardiologist Dr. Kevin McGrody shares five practical lifestyle choices to support your wellness goals.

Heart Attack Warning Signs May Vary in Women

Heart Attack Warning Signs May Vary in Women

When it comes to the warning signs of a heart attack, men and women are not created equal. UR Medicine Cardiologist Dr. Rebecca Schallek says women and men can experience heart attacks very differently and it’s important to know the range of symptoms.

Blood Pressure Stats: Why Your Numbers Count

Blood Pressure Stats: Why Your Numbers Count

About half of all Americans have above-normal blood pressure, whether they know it or not. This quiet, pervasive condition can have a devastating effect on our bodies. UR Medicine cardiologist Dr. John Bisognano explains what your blood pressure numbers mean and why they matter. 

3 Food Fixes for Lower Cholesterol

3 Food Fixes for Lower Cholesterol

Food choices are an important part of a healthy diet and may have a direct influence on certain health measures, such as your cholesterol level. UR Medicine Registered Dietitian April Miller shares three dietary choices you can make to lower your cholesterol.

 

Grains of Salt: Tracking Sodium in Your Food

Grains of Salt: Tracking Sodium in Your Food

Reading food labels to keep track of your daily sodium intake can help boost your heart health. UR Medicine heart-health caregivers explain what to look for if you're trying to cut back on the salt in your diet. 

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