As WCIA-TV evening news anchor Dave Benton shared his own devastating health news with viewers across central Illinois recently, he made it a point to acknowledge cancer is a battle many people and their loved ones face every day.
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 number one killer of women in America can go completely unrecognized until it’s too late.
ST. LOUIS | Stars forward Rich Peverley remained hospitalized Tuesday in Dallas, undergoing heart tests after collapsing on the bench during a game that was postponed.
The XXII Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, coincided with American Heart Month. In both the feats of the athletes and the recommendations from various health institutes, we see and hear it is not simply a healthy physical heart we all need.
For several days last week, The Times reported on the top causes of death in Northwest Indiana. Some of the information might surprise you.
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.
Many of Northwest Indiana's top killers lurk in our refrigerators, drive-thru lines and convenience stores.
Ingalls Health System invites women to learn about heart disease and how to prevent it at the Hearts in the Right Place event at 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at the South Holland Community Center, 501 E. 170th St.
When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.
Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.
Four months before her 30th birthday, Jennifer Buss underwent a mitral valve prolapse correction.
When it comes to heart care, specialized doctors evaluate and treat people who have heart disease, which is often also called cardiovascular disease.
Angina isn't a disease; it's a symptom of an underlying heart problem, and physicians say if left untreated, it can turn into a fatal problem.
Just a download away are hundreds of apps on your iPhone or Android that can help save your life.
Most people have no doubt heard encouraging words about red wine and better health; how that glass of Cabernet Sauvignon with dinner may reduce the risk of heart disease.
The American Heart Association has big plans to continue educating and helping the public in 2013.
Alternative treatments can have a place for treating heart disease.
A new long-term medical study from Northwestern Medicine suggests that individuals with healthy hearts in middle age live up to 14 years longer than peers with two or more cardiovascular risks.
Every year, about 935,000 Americans experience a heart attack.
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