A Nobel Prize winner and a leader in the research on the causes of heart attacks is excited about a new, large-scale study aimed at preventing heart attacks. He’s also delighted that Methodist Hospitals in Gary and Merrillville are vigorously joining in the effort.
The biggest cause of death in the region often follows a circuitry of life choices and genetics, with the final kill switch thrown by the victims themselves.
Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.
Every year, about 935,000 Americans experience a heart attack.
While physicians say prevention, a healthy diet and exercise is the best way to prevent a heart attack what do you do if you start to feel chest discomfort or pain?
A recent study published by the American Heart Association found that eating three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries a week might reduce the risk of heart attacks in young and middle-aged women by one-third.
Six years ago, Jennifer Buss began to feel ill as she drove her car. Just as she was able to pull off the road and stop, she passed out. A trip to a cardiologist revealed she needed immediate open heart surgery.
MERRILLVILLE | The Franciscan Alliance set a message Sunday about women becoming and staying healthy to music.
CROWN POINT | Red was the color of the day as 275 men and women gathered for the Crown Point Go Red luncheon Friday in support of the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day.
Connie Adams empowers patients by raising awareness about heart health, and the signs and symptoms of heart attacks, as the new chest pain coordinator for The Methodist Hospitals.
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