Best Foods to Eat While Training to #RunAmazing

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The Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon Weekend on March 4-6 is almost here, and we wanted to make sure you’re ready. It’s important to fuel your body with the right foods if you’re training for a race. Sweet potatoes, kale and salmon are great super foods for power-packed energy. Try […]

Treating Afib: Could Having a Cold Heart be a Good Thing?

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Being cold-hearted may not be as bad as it sounds, especially for sufferers of atrial fibrillation (afib). At Our Lady of the Lake Heart & Vascular Institute, we’ve adopted a technique to fix irregular heartbeats using intense cold to freeze small areas of heart tissue in a procedure called cryoablation. If a patient has afib […]

#LetsBuildAmazing: Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Breaks Ground for New Hospital

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We did it! It was an amazing and exciting day as Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art hospital that will serve as a premier destination for high-quality, advanced medical care for children within a statewide network of pediatric healthcare excellence. With our friends, team members, former and current […]

Our Cardiologists Share their Favorite Heart Healthy Recipes

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A heart healthy diet is one of your best tools for preventing heart disease. These diets are low in sodium, cholesterol, trans fats and saturated fats and promote fruits, vegetables, fiber-rich whole grains and good fats. You don’t have to sacrifice taste for a healthier diet. The cardiologists at Our Lady of the Lake Heart […]

Get Fit at Your Desk for a Healthier Heart

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Are you stuck behind a computer most of the day? Research shows that sitting for long periods of time increases your risk for developing heart disease, diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure. What’s even scarier is that even if you exercise regularly, a desk job minimizes the health benefits of your workouts. Break Up Sitting […]