Articles for Tag: "Advocate Heart Institute"

Is being short good for your health?  Featured
Is being short good for your health?
Feel like there’s no advantage to your height, or lack thereof? A new study suggests otherwise.
Do you have this commonly inherited disorder? 
Do you have this commonly inherited disorder?
About one in 250 people have it. What is it?
These 4 heart conditions can be passed down through generations  Featured
These 4 heart conditions can be passed down through generations
Are you at risk?
Chicago’s top heart doctors offer top health tips 
Chicago’s top heart doctors offer top health tips
Two peer-recommended cardiologists urge many cases of disease are preventable.
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.
Making a difference: “It all started with my mom” 
Making a difference: “It all started with my mom”
A physician describes how it feels to impact lives in a meaningful and positive way.
Joining the zipper club at 83 
Joining the zipper club at 83
Learn about how one surgeon’s assistant made all the difference after her open-heart surgery.