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.

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.

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.

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.
Rudi Tanck CPR v2

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.

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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