Dr. Chauncey W. Crandall, author of Dr. Crandall’s Heart Health Report newsletter, is chief of the Cardiac Transplant Program at the world-renowned Palm Beach Cardiovascular Clinic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He practices interventional, vascular, and transplant cardiology. Dr. Crandall received his post-graduate training at Yale University School of Medicine, where he also completed three years of research in the Cardiovascular Surgery Division. Dr. Crandall regularly lectures nationally and internationally on preventive cardiology, cardiology healthcare of the elderly, healing, interventional cardiology, and heart transplants. Known as the “Christian physician,” Dr. Crandall has been heralded for his values and message of hope to all his heart patients.

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Being under stress can also lead to unhealthy habits like drinking too much alcohol, eating the wrong foods, and smoking. [Full Story]
Myocarditis, a potentially deadly type of heart disorder, is on the rise. An umbrella term for an assortment of heart disorders, myocarditis is often caused by infection and inflammation. [Full Story]
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