Articles for Tag: "Advocate Heart Institute"

What you need to know about body shape 
What you need to know about body shape
Where you store fat can affect your risk for heart disease and diabetes.
Here’s when you’re most likely to have a heart attack 
Here’s when you’re most likely to have a heart attack
Your risk could be worsened by the day of the week and time of year.
Helping little hearts 
Helping little hearts
After family and friends stepped up to support her daughter Lucy, who was born with a congenital heart defect, one mother pledged to pay it forward.
How common is sudden death among this population? 
How common is sudden death among this population?
5.7 million U.S. adults are living with heart failure.
Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds? 
Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds?
Find out if you should be screened for the use of statins.
Cubs usher undergoes heart procedure in time to receive World Series ring 
Cubs usher undergoes heart procedure in time to receive World Series ring
Don Vlcek has waited his whole life for the Cubs to win the World Series. But the chance of a lifetime almost didn’t come to fruition.
Tired? Try this instead of drinking caffeine 
Tired? Try this instead of drinking caffeine
The next time you reach for a cup of coffee or a can of soda, consider this surprisingly effective alternative.