Articles for Tag: "Advocate Heart Institute"

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.
The truth about alcohol and your heart 
The truth about alcohol and your heart
Alcohol. Is it good for you or not? A cardiologist weighs in on new research that reveals you might not want to abstain.
How big a risk do Advil and Aleve pose for your heart? 
How big a risk do Advil and Aleve pose for your heart?
Research shows that some common painkillers are linked to an increased risk of serious health problems. Learn more.
New report shows ‘silent killer’ putting millions at risk 
New report shows ‘silent killer’ putting millions at risk
Nearly 5 million U.S. adults are not taking this medication properly, according to ‘troubling’ data from the CDC.
Dissolving device offers new treatment for heart disease  Featured
Dissolving device offers new treatment for heart disease
A cutting-edge stent is changing treatment for coronary artery disease by repairing blood vessels and then dissolving entirely.