heart-health

Are health and fitness apps the future of heart care?

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute February 21, 2018

A patient recently told me she was working to improve her fitness and had noticed unusual spikes in her heart…

What Cancer Survivors Need to Know about Long-Term Heart Health

Ana Barac, MD, Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute April 20, 2018

Cancer doctors used to think of cancer treatment in terms of extending patients’ lives by a few more months or…

How the Winter Holidays Can Impact Heart Health

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute December 24, 2018

The holidays offer us time with friends and family, and sometimes even vacations from work. But one thing we have…

The Mediterranean Diet: The Best Choice for Heart Health

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute February 26, 2019

We’ve long known that people who eat a healthy diet—which, from a heart health perspective, is low in fat and…

Can Breakfast Help Protect the Heart? New Study Says Yes

Andrea Goergen, RD, Bariatric Program Dietitian, Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute August 02, 2019

“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?”…

The Beat Goes On: Exciting Heart Health Advances to Anticipate in the 2020s

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute February 11, 2020

Cardiovascular medicine has been changing at an incredible pace over the past 25 years. But the 2020s may prove to…