Improving Heart Health

New York City-based cardiologist Robert Ostfeld, M.D., is the founder and director of the Cardiac Wellness Program at Montefiore Medical Center. A Yale- and Harvard-trained physician, Ostfeld strongly recommends that his patients make healthy lifestyle changes, including adopting a plant-based diet. He confesses that when he gives this recommendation, “sometimes patients look at me like […]

A Woman’s Heart Health

Chicago resident Susan Bennett was 40 years old when she gave birth to her second child, a son. One night when Ben was three weeks old, she nursed him and put him back into his bassinet. When Ben started crying a few minutes later, she tried to get up, but fell back on the bed […]