Dr. Seema Mital is determined to save and transform more babies' lives by uncovering the genetic causes behind congenital heart defects. Also in this issue: a new way to recognize the signs of stroke, plus holiday health tips.
One in 100 babies is born with a congenital heart defect. Thanks to advances in treatment, most grow up to live full, active lives. But that's not good enough for Dr. Seema Mital. She is working to develop new treatments by uncovering the genetic causes. SEE THE RESEARCH >
It's a sobering fact: More people die from a heart attack or stroke in the winter months than during warmer weather. We've got tips to help you stay safe and healthy through the holiday season and beyond. GET THE FACTS >
Stacey Yepes became an Internet sensation when her video â€œselfieâ€ helped doctors diagnose her stroke. Now Stacey is telling her story to spread the word about a simple new way to recognize stroke signs. All you have to remember is FAST. WATCH THE VIDEO >