Health Technology

Protect your heart before you play 
Protect your heart before you play
Each week in the United States, sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of up to 2,000 young adults. And many parents don’t even know their children are at risk.
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life  Featured
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life
Spotting the signs and symptoms of heart disease saved the life of a mother of two. Though seemingly healthy, a time bomb was ticking in Lori Cooper’s chest. But the proper diagnosis and treatment has given her a second chance.
Students get rare view into live open-heart surgery 
Students get rare view into live open-heart surgery
Tired of telling your teen to sit up, eat right, don’t smoke, slow down and drive carefully? Perhaps some real face time with a physician performing surgery on an unhealthy heart might get the point across.
Inside the new physician classrooms 
Inside the new physician classrooms
Doctors are using social media to not only connect but to educate themselves on the latest in health information and trends.
Heart-healthy apps  Featured
Heart-healthy apps
Ever thought about checking your heart rate with your camera phone? “Cool” may not save lives, but these apps use nifty technology to keep you heart-healthy. Here’s a review of three apps.
New app helps maintain healthy habits 
New app helps maintain healthy habits
Indiana University’s new app nags, tracks your progress
My heart will go on  Featured
My heart will go on
Leroy Haynes is the first Illinois patient to leave the hospital with a Total Artificial Heart. Here is his story.