Heart Care

No. 1 cause of kidney disease? Unmanaged diabetes  Featured
No. 1 cause of kidney disease? Unmanaged diabetes
Health experts say it’s critical for diabetes patients to understand how the condition may damage their kidneys and how to prevent it.
Bon Jovi fan gets new heart  Featured
Bon Jovi fan gets new heart
After having a heart transplant, a die-hard fan misses the concert but gets surprised with a gift from the band.
Heart disease won’t define me 
Heart disease won’t define me
After surviving a heart attack, 33-year-old, Dan Cavanaugh, is living life to the fullest and training for the Chicago Marathon to boot.
More proof automated external defibrillators save lives 
More proof automated external defibrillators save lives
New research says it’s critical for non-traditional exercise facilities to have automated external defibrillators on hand.
Can commuting take a toll on your health? 
Can commuting take a toll on your health?
If you have the option of walking to work, experts say the jaunt may lower your risk of diabetes and high blood pressure.
Accident victim gets second chance at life  Featured
Accident victim gets second chance at life
Read the touching story of a patient who reunites with the nurse who helped save his life.
Sex after a heart attack; is it safe? 
Sex after a heart attack; is it safe?
A new statement released on Monday urges heart patients and health care providers to talk about resuming sexual activity after a heart event.