Articles for Tag: "Advocate Heart Institute"

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.
What you can learn from ‘Biggest Loser’ host’s brush with death  Featured
What you can learn from ‘Biggest Loser’ host’s brush with death
Find out what fitness guru Bob Harper has to say about his recent cardiac arrest.
Quiz: Does an aspirin a day keep the doctor away? 
Quiz: Does an aspirin a day keep the doctor away?
Will aspirin protect blood vessels from inflammation? Test your knowledge.
A life-saving screening for young athletes 
A life-saving screening for young athletes
Is your child considering or currently involved in athletics? This could save his or her life.
Is Americans’ love affair with this food costing them? 
Is Americans’ love affair with this food costing them?
A new study shows the effect of certain dietary factors on mortality risk. What should you avoid?
7 unusual strategies to help you sleep at night  Featured
7 unusual strategies to help you sleep at night
When counting sheep isn’t doing the trick, you may want to try some of these more uncommon methods for getting to bed.
Infographic: Beware of the sinister seven 
Infographic: Beware of the sinister seven
These foods and drinks rank among the worst for your heart, according to one cardiologist.