Wanpen Vongpatanasin, MD

Wanpen Vongpatanasin, MD, a professor of internal medicine and director of the Hypertension Section at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, where she holds the Norman and Audrey Kaplan Chair in Hypertension and the Fredric L. Coe Professorship in Nephrolithiasis Research in Mineral Metabolism.

Exercise & Fitness

Is This Food Additive Turning You into a Couch Potato?

We all know exercise is good for us. New research sheds surprising light on why some of us can’t make ourselves do it…and how to get yourself moving…

High Blood Pressure

A Quandry for Those With High Blood Pressure

My brother-in-law has high blood pressure and a family history of stroke. So in addition to taking antihypertension medication, he…

High Blood Pressure

New Clue to Controlling Hypertension

Hormone Fix for Treatment-Resistant High Blood Pressure You may never have heard of aldosterone -- many people haven’t -- but…