Peripheral artery disease: Leg pain and much more

Peripheral artery disease gets less attention than strokes or heart attacks, but like those conditions it is a cardiovascular condition caused by blockages in the arteries, in this case the ones that supply blood to the legs and other parts of the body. (Locked) More »

Exercise and your joints

Some people believe that exercise is harmful to their joints or even causes arthritis, but research shows that this is not true, and in fact exercise can strengthen and protect joints. More »

On call: Periodontitis and your heart

I am a 56-year-old man with high blood pressure. At my last check-up, my dentist found gum disease and referred me to a periodontist for treatment. I know that high blood pressure increases my risk of heart disease, and I've been told that gum disease does too. Is it true, and will the treatment help? (Locked) More »