Articles for Tag: "Advocate Heart Institute"

Jim’s Story: Surviving a widowmaker heart attack 
Jim’s Story: Surviving a widowmaker heart attack
When Jim was told he had a heart attack, it rocked his world because he’d never had any symptoms. Learn more about his story of survival.
5 tips to be a better patient  Featured
5 tips to be a better patient
It’s not just the doctor’s bedside manner that matters. Follow these guidelines to get the most out of your visit.
Top 7 ways to improve your heart health in the New Year 
Top 7 ways to improve your heart health in the New Year
From Alan Thicke to Carrie Fisher, recent deaths serve as a reminder to take care of your heart. An expert offers advice.
Infographic: 5 easy tips to limit your salt intake 
Infographic: 5 easy tips to limit your salt intake
Did you know a whopping 90 percent of Americans exceed daily recommendations for sodium?
What’s the likelihood that you’ll die young? 
What’s the likelihood that you’ll die young?
A new study is making it much easier to assess if you’re at risk for premature death.
CPR saved his life…twice: Joe’s story 
CPR saved his life…twice: Joe’s story
Joe’s wife was upstairs getting ready when she heard a big thump. What followed, she never expected.
Ask a Doc: Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds? 
Ask a Doc: Should everyone over 40 be on cholesterol meds?
A cardiologist weighs in on the latest recommendations for statins use from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.