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Dear Doctors: Our family visits a lake in the mountains every summer where the water almost never gets above 60 degrees. I dislike swimming in ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 11, 2018

Dear Doctor: I’m 75, healthy, and want to stay that way in spite of a bad family history regarding hearts and arteries. I have taken ...

By Ask the Doctors • June 26, 2018

Dear Doctor: I’ve been taking niacin for years to lower my cholesterol.  Do you think it really helps? Dr. Robert ...

By Ask the Doctors • June 20, 2018

It has been six weeks since my husband, who is 57, had a heart attack, and I’m afraid he’s depressed. His doctors say he’s doing ...

By Ask the Doctors • June 15, 2018

Dear Doctors: I've been taking fish oil capsules daily over the last 5 years.  Is there any benefit in doing this? [caption id="" align="alignright" ...

By Ask the Doctors • May 16, 2018

Dear Doctors: Everyone in my partner’s family loves coffee but I’m like the rest of my family  – we can take it or leave it. ...

By Ask the Doctors • April 23, 2018

Dear Doctor: If you don't have risk factors for having a heart attack, should you be taking aspirin every day? ...

By Ask the Doctors • April 19, 2018

Dear Doctors: I read that sugar might be worse for your heart than fat. Should I give up sweets? Dr. ...

By Ask the Doctors • April 18, 2018

The American College of Cardiology recently updated existing blood pressure guidelines based on findings from the 2017 Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT). ...

By uclahealth • March 9, 2018

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you know the importance of limiting your salt consumption. Too much sodium can cause excess water ...

By • March 24, 2017