Articles for Tag: "Advocate Christ Medical Center"

New Jarvik heart pump gives new lease on life 
New Jarvik heart pump gives new lease on life
An Illinois man has become the first patient at a Chicago suburban hospital to receive an advanced Jarvik heart pump.
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Pre-conditioning key to avoiding summer injuries
Check out these tips to minimize the risk of injuries for kids and adults.
Prostate cancer test still beneficial 
Prostate cancer test still beneficial
Two years after a task force recommended against it, doctors continue to prescribe PSA screenings. Find out why.
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.
The truth about eye floaters 
The truth about eye floaters
Learn what floaters are and when they need to be treated.
Heart transplant patient receives a gift that keeps giving 
Heart transplant patient receives a gift that keeps giving
Between birthdays, heart attack patient goes from near death to new life with the gift of a new heart.
Chilly approach to heart care 
Chilly approach to heart care
A new method using cold instead of heat may prove to be the best treatment for a common heart rhythm disorder.