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Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Stay up to date on everything you need to know about keeping your heart healthy, including the latest research and leading-edge treatments from top cardiologists in the CardioVascular Institute at BIDMC.Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Blood Test of the Future

How a simple blood test could determine what type of exercise is most beneficial for you »

Cheers! 5 Surprising Facts About Alcohol and Your Heart

Before raising your glass, take note of how alcohol can affect your heart »

Fun Facts About Your Heart and Vascular System

Your heart works harder than you may think »

Varicose Veins: 5 Facts Everyone Should Know

Pesky, puffy and sometimes painful, there are many treatment options for varicose veins »

Limb-Sparing Surgery Keeps Chelsea Barber in Business

Two procedures to treat severe peripheral artery disease have allowed Sonny Lepore to stay on his feet »

couple with hands together holding a red heartDo Fitness Trackers Really Work?

What are they telling us and how do they measure up? »

A Marathon Recovery

How an innovative coronary procedure helped one runner achieve his dream »

The Small but Mighty MitraClip

A new device to treat patients with atrial fibrillation »

The Heart-Healthy Habits of the CardioVascular Institute

CVI clinicians and researchers share their personal tips to prevent heart disease »


CDAc: Changing the Way Cardiac Care is Provided

The Cardiac Direct Access Unit (CDAc) at BIDMC offers patients with chronic or advanced heart problems immediate care from a cardiologist, without having to go to the emergency room.