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heart disease

How 4 Key Survival Traits Hurt Our Health Today: A Doctor Explains

The four traits that helped our ancestors survive collectively explain more than 40 percent of deaths in the United States today.

Dr. Lee Goldman
February 2 2016

This Is The #1 Diet For Overall Health (According To A Panel Of Experts)

At mindbodygreen, we believe that wellness isn't one-size-fits-all. Whatever mode of eating, moving, and breathing works best for you, we support it.

Marla Heller
January 25 2016

What Your Type-A Personality Really Means For Your Health

The overachievers who just cannot get themselves to sit down and chill out for a second.

Will Clower, PhD
January 21 2016

Yes, A Broken Heart Can Actually Hurt Your Heart: A Cardiovascular Surgeon Explains

Can a broken heart really break your heart? In short, yes. And just when you thought today’s dating environment was tough enough!

Dr. David A. Greuner
January 19 2016

I’m A University Cardiologist. Here’s Why I’m Open to ESP

I’ve been a practicing cardiologist for 26 years. My practice is unusual in that I recommend tai chi, yoga, meditation, sauna, chelation, vitamin...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
December 31 2015

3 Weird Ways Winter Can Hurt Your Health (Besides The Common Cold)

Between jam-packed schedules, gift-giving pressures, and family hosting duties, the holidays can be a stressful time — as we are all aware of.

Dr. David A. Greuner
December 1 2015

5 Nutrition Tips That Can Transform Your Long-Term Health

I was recently on a conference panel with Dr. Terry Mason, an urologist-turned-politician and COO of the Cook County Department of Public Health....

Joel Kahn, M.D.
October 20 2015

No, Butter Isn't Back: A Cardiologist Explains Why You Should Stay Away From Animal Fat

In the last five years, there's been a huge push to abandon the idea that saturated fats promote heart disease. Books, magazines, podcasts, prominent...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
October 17 2015

The Pill You Should Consider Taking Every Day: A Cardiologist Explains

How many times have you heard "take two aspirin and call me in the morning”? It may be an old joke, but this potent pill, derived from the bark of...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
September 23 2015

11 Natural, Science-Backed Tips To Lower Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has earned the name “silent killer." Sadly, it’s well deserved.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
August 1 2015

5 Foods To Eat For Great Heart Health

The five food groups I recommend to anyone aiming to boost their heart health — now, and for the long-term.

Dr. Steven Masley
July 24 2015

Pills Or Plants? When You Should Opt For Meds (And When You Shouldn't)

I have a number of quotes hanging in my study for inspiration. For example, some of my favorites: “Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
July 18 2015

Why You Should Be Very Wary Of Statins

Statins are prescribed to nearly one-fourth of all American adults based on the outdated notion that lowering cholesterol levels is the way to prevent...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
July 5 2015

Why Some Professional Athletes Die Young: A Cardiologist Explains

I had the pleasure of attending mindbodygreen's revitalize a few weeks ago, and a highlight was hanging with John Salley, the 7-foot NBA great who...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
June 29 2015

These Plants Could Be More Effective Than Drugs For Overall Health

Nature holds many secrets for health. However, Western medicine often takes a "prescription pill for every ill" approach to chronic disease. The root...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
June 21 2015

Why I Prescribe Acupuncture: A Cardiologist Explains

Although more research is needed, there are five heart conditions that I have seen a response to with acupuncture therapy.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
June 9 2015

5 Myths About Paleo

I may be a staunch vegan, but when I say some of my best friends are Paleo, I'm not kidding. Dave Asprey of the Bulletproof Diet (admittedly not...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
May 26 2015

Why Saunas Might Be The Key To Good Health

Sometimes the best wellness strategies are the ones that have been around the longest; such is the case with saunas.

Anthony Schneck
April 17 2015

Why Yoga Is So Great For Your Spine & Heart Health

Hundreds of years ago English physician Thomas Sydenham taught that “a man is as old as his arteries.” We usually don't think about the health of our...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
April 13 2015

6 Choices That Will Help You Stay Strong, Flexible & Happy As You Age

So many of us associate aging with cognitive decline, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, adult onset diabetes, osteoporosis, chronic fatigue … Shall I...

Eva Selhub, M.D.
April 12 2015