Stroke is a leading cause of mortality for women, with twice as many women a year dying from a stroke than from breast cancer.Read More
The cost of fighting back against racial inequality. Erica Garner was an uncompromising woman, who fought bravely for police reform.Read More
In talking about her life post-transplant, I discovered that Linda’s candor and willingness to educate are among the few things that have managed to stay the same.Read More
Beautiful Boy who
barely made it to Beautiful Man
Who were you?
It was December 2016. I was having some respiratory problems, and one particular morning, my sinuses were acting up. My chest was congested, and as I sat up, I felt a squeeze in my left arm.Read More
A deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that occurs in a deep vein, usually in the legs.Read More
Of the thousand times my Aunt’s heart has been ripped open, including her pacemaker surgery, I don’t know if any of those instances compare with the loss of her parents and brother.Read More
Dr. Jean Ekwenibe is a non-invasive cardiologist based in Houston,TX. She strives to provide excellent cardiovascular careRead More
8 books on Heart Attack and Heart Disease, Heartache and Heartbreak. Whether it’s fact or fiction, every story is somehow connected to the heart.Read More
He peels back
the page of his calendar; it feels like
peeling a scab off an old wound.
Take a moment each day to quiet your mind and center into your heart.Read More
Eyes close take a deep breath
deep breath through the nose slow inhale
never letting go never letting go
Video by Brianna Dorn.Read More
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when pressure in the arteries is too high.Read More
On Day One of heartache, I wrap my swollen eyes with a t-shirt you left behind, waiting for the smell of you to fade into the smell of me.Read More
You lean back
your hands folded
Rheumatic heart disease is the one type of heart disease that affects mostly children and young adults in low-income countries.Read More
They say that time heals all.
I say it's love.
See, time is a buffer.
It has been almost a year since you left.
The human heart.Read More
There are three types of exercise recommended for general heart health and fitness: Aerobic exercise, strength training, and stretching.Read More