Articles for Tag: "Advocate Heart Institute"

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.
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.
A grandfather who’s grateful for a second chance 
A grandfather who’s grateful for a second chance
“I was a walking time bomb.” Learn more about Vito’s story and message to others.
The dangerous heart condition many NFL players could be facing 
The dangerous heart condition many NFL players could be facing
A new study finds these athletes may be putting more on the line than they realize.
6 lifestyle changes to improve women’s heart health 
6 lifestyle changes to improve women’s heart health
In the U.S., approximately one in four women dies from heart disease.
Women are more likely to die in the first year after this event than men 
Women are more likely to die in the first year after this event than men
You may be surprised by this difference between the sexes.
Less invasive heart procedure gets patients back to normal lives  Featured
Less invasive heart procedure gets patients back to normal lives
Just a week after surgery, an 85-year-old exclaims, “I already feel great.”