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.
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.
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.