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Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery — Discover Health

Is a vegan diet really that healthy? A cardiologist — and vegan — weighs in.

There's more to cholesterol levels than HDL and LDL: Meet lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a).

An expert from the Rush Heart Center for Women explains why electrolytes are essential for good health, and how to keep your electrolytes perfectly balanced.

Learning how to involve your spouse or partner in your new healthy lifestyle might make things a lot easier — for both of you.

If your genes gave you a high risk of having a heart attack, Alzheimer's disease or stroke, would you want to know? 

A nurse practitioner at Rush explains why women need heart care that's customized for them.

Treatments offer promise, sometimes a cure for arrhythmias.

Parents can affect their children's future health in positive ways by making healthy lifestyle choices now.

Stress can trigger insomnia, digestive problems and headaches. But it may also be detrimental to heart health.