Articles for Tag: "heart failure"

New Jarvik heart pump gives new lease on life 
New Jarvik heart pump gives new lease on life
An Illinois man has become the first patient at a Chicago suburban hospital to receive an advanced Jarvik heart pump.
Depression may increase heart failure risk 
Depression may increase heart failure risk
A new study finds that people with depression have a significantly higher chance for cardiovascular problems.
Men: Get moving to help your heart 
Men: Get moving to help your heart
A new study finds a strong link between sedentary behavior and an increased risk of heart failure, especially for males.
Heart don’t fail me now 
Heart don’t fail me now
A heart failure patient has renewed hope thanks to the efforts of physicians, nurses and staff who refused to give up.
Accident victim gets second chance at life  Featured
Accident victim gets second chance at life
Read the touching story of a patient who reunites with the nurse who helped save his life.
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life  Featured
Congestive heart failure patient gets new lease on life
Spotting the signs and symptoms of heart disease saved the life of a mother of two. Though seemingly healthy, a time bomb was ticking in Lori Cooper’s chest. But the proper diagnosis and treatment has given her a second chance.
My heart will go on  Featured
My heart will go on
Leroy Haynes is the first Illinois patient to leave the hospital with a Total Artificial Heart. Here is his story.