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Could your heart's best friend be a dog?

November 05, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
They say that a dog is man’s best friend, but studies now are showing that your dog could also be heart-friendly.
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Testing for conditions that could put teens at risk for sudden cardiac arrest

October 22, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Thought to be a leading cause of death among young athletes, sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart abruptly stops beating.
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Types of heart valve problems and how to handle them

October 08, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
As we age, sometimes our heart valves weaken and develop disease.
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What’s the difference between cardiac arrest and a heart attack?

September 24, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
You’ve likely heard the terms “cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” used to describe a cardiac event.
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Family's message: Make sure you know CPR

September 11, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Rudi Tanck knows the value of CPR because family members used it to save his life when he suffered a heart attack.
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Minimally-invasive procedure lowers stroke risk for heart patient

September 10, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
With transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) there is minimal risk of stroke, nerve damage or cardiac complications.
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