Who’s at Risk for Heart Disease?

by Hayder Hashim, MD, Interventional Cardiologist
February 23, 2021

How does the heart work? Your heart is a lot like your house, complete with a framework, plumbing, and an…

The Effects of Stress on the Heart

by Abdelrahman A. Aly, MD, FACC
February 18, 2021

When it comes to activities that affect the heart, there’s the good (a healthy lifestyle), the bad (unhealthy risk factors),…

Why Processed Foods Are Not Good for the Heart

by Ellie Kelsey, RD, LD, CNSC
February 15, 2021

The American Heart Association (AHA) estimates that 50 percent of calories consumed by the average American come from ultra-processed foods….

Injuries from Electric Shock Require Focused Treatment

by Jeffrey Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
February 11, 2021

If you’ve ever received an electrical shock, even a minor one, you know what a jolt to your system it…

5 Things Athletes Should Know About Their Hearts

by Dr. Ankit Shah, Cardiologist
February 09, 2021

Performance athletics—in fact, any form of intense exercise—increases the body’s need for oxygen. Elite and endurance athletes, in particular, experience…

Celebrated Physician: Samir Sur, MD

by The MWHC Blog Team
February 08, 2021

Samir Sur, MD, has been immersed in science for as long as he can remember. So it’s appropriate that as…