Naperville woman, 87, chooses surgery vs. “ticking time bomb”

April 04, 2018
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
An aneurysm, which is a bulge in the wall of an artery, can expand and rupture, causing life-threatening bleeding.

Heart attack’s double whammy: Helping a loved one bounce back

March 29, 2018
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
According to the American Heart Association, many people experience strong emotions after a heart attack.

Smart-phone friendly heart monitor aids diagnosis, helps avoid repeat strokes

February 22, 2018
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
An insertable cardiac monitor (ICM), such as the Confirm Rx ICM, can keep tabs on your heart rhythm for a period of two years or longer.

5 things you need to know about heart attacks

February 15, 2018
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Our experts appeared on ABC7 Chicago's Windy City Live to talk about how to prevent cardiovascular disease and help others.

Untreated depression brings heart patients added risk

February 14, 2018
Depression increases a person’s risk of a heart attack or coronary heart disease. On the flip side, some people with no history of depression...

What your body shape (apple, pear, carrot) means for your health

February 06, 2018
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
No matter what your body shape, being overweight can increase your risk of heart attack and other ailments.
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