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heart disease

Why Meditation Is One Of The Most Important Things You Can Do For Heart Health: A Doctor Explains

As an integrative medicine practitioner, I know the importance of stress management. Here's why meditation is a proven and natural method for...

Gary Kaplan, M.D.
February 12 2016

Research Reveals One More Reason To Avoid Meat & Eggs: A Cardiologist Explains

There's a revolution going on in our understanding of the cause of heart disease. And that revolution is a new connection between bacteria in our GI...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
February 3 2016

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

Science Just Busted This Age-Old Coffee Myth

Considering yourself a coffee addict might not be such a bad thing after all.

Emi Boscamp
January 27 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

I admit it: I’m "Type-A." In fact, sometimes I feel like I need to go to meetings:

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

Today, heart disease is the number-one killer of both men and women in America.

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

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. After a year of adjusting medications and supplements to control a heart rhythm condition in my...

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