Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

By Tareq Harb MD

An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, or AAA, is an abnormal enlargement or bulge in the abdominal section of the aorta, the body’s largest artery that carries blood from the heart to all parts of the body. An aneurysm can cause the aorta to grow to several times its natural size, weakening it, and possibly causing it to rupture.

5 Exercises to Stay Active at Your Desk Job

By Meagan Kline

It can be hard to stay active when your job involves sitting for the majority of the day. It can be even harder if you had a sedentary job and are dealing with lymphedema, as well. Tina Brown, one of the participants in the My Heart Challenge: Mom's Edition, is doing just that. 

Getting Help When It Cannot Wait

By Seth Wallace MD

It always seems like children develop an unexplained fever, get a broken bone, or break out in a questionable rash after your primary care provider’s office is closed. Not only do the circumstances leave patients grimacing, they often leave caregivers wondering, “Where do I go?”