Heart Care

7 ways to protect yourself from a stroke  Featured
7 ways to protect yourself from a stroke
Learning what steps you can take now will not only help to reduce your risk of a stroke but other diseases as well.
Can optimism reduce risk of heart disease? 
Can optimism reduce risk of heart disease?
If you see the glass as half full, you might be doing good things for your heart.
Minutes can mean life when having a heart attack  Featured
Minutes can mean life when having a heart attack
Getting treated quickly is critical for survival, physicians say. Learn more about “door to balloon time.”
Two sisters with unrelated heart defects  Featured
Two sisters with unrelated heart defects
Read how an Indiana mother experienced two very different pregnancies, but with two similar outcomes.
Mini-monitor keeps tabs on heart 
Mini-monitor keeps tabs on heart
Smaller than a AAA battery, these devices can be painlessly placed under a patient’s skin within minutes.
Depression may increase heart failure risk 
Depression may increase heart failure risk
A new study finds that people with depression have a significantly higher chance for cardiovascular problems.
Mended Little Hearts provides support for parents  Featured
Mended Little Hearts provides support for parents
The mother of a child with a heart defect helps hundreds of other moms in the same situation.