MUNSTER | Peripheral Arterial Disease is the topic of this year’s free Community Healthcare System Cardiovascular Research Symposium from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road.
LOWELL | The Lowell GFWC-IFC Woman’s Club held an informative session with Lowell Fire Chief Clint Gorball at its monthly meeting Feb. 22. The club’s theme for the month was heart health.
MERRILLVILLE | Get Your Dance On!
Krista Tellez and Eric Nowicki, dancers with Eclipse Performing Arts in Chesterton, perform on Sunday during the Franciscan Alliance-hosted Day of Dance for Your Health program at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.
Whiting residents Mike Wring and Renee Knight perform Sunday with other Premier Dance Studio students during the Day of Dance for Your Health program at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.
Janet Schoon, of Griffith, works out with a group on Sunday during the Day of Dance for Your Health program hosted by Franciscan Alliance at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. The event featured dance routines along with presentations by local doctors and allowed guests to par…
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University's Harre Union was a sea of red Friday morning for Go Red for Women.
Jennifer Buss, survivor of a mitral valve prolapse, speaks Friday at the Go Red breakfast at Valparaiso University.
Cynthia Williams, who survived congestive heart failure, smiles as her daughter, Kennedy Williams, 3, waves to the crowd on Friday during the Go Red event at Valparaiso University.
VALPARAISO | The American Heart Association and Terry Abner Salon are painting Valpo RED for Women’s Heart Health from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 12 at Terry Abner Salon, 401 Lincolnway.
CHICAGO | State officials have launched a campaign to help people who suffer from sudden cardiac arrest.
HAZEL CREST | Advocate South Suburban Hospital, 17800 S. Kedzie Ave., will host "An Affair for the Heart," a community event from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 25.
MERRILLVILLE | The Franciscan Alliance set a message Sunday about women becoming and staying healthy to music.
Munster residents Helen Funk, 101, and her husband of 14 years, Maurice Basile, 90, dance Sunday at the event Spirit of Women – Day of Dance for Your Health hosted by the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. The couple danced the fox trot to Jimmy Durante's version of "As Time Goes …
Red is Christie Brinkley's color.
CHICAGO | Advocate Trinity Hospital, 2320 E. 93rd St., is offering free heart/stroke risk assessments throughout January and February.
HOOPESTON, Ill. | From the moment the problem was diagnosed in his tiny infant heart, Andrew Myers has never had a life like other kids.
Courtney Montgomery's heart was failing fast, but the 16-year-old furiously refused when her doctors, and her mother, urged a transplant.
For someone undergoing a heart procedure, there's a lot of scary uncertainty. Steve Strains of Hammond remembers the feeling well. He underwent a heart procedure in 1991 at age 41. He was fearful and full of questions and remembers how he wished he had someone to talk to who had been through it.
Want to eat fish but are afraid of consuming too much mercury? In an unusual health study, researchers analyzing toxin levels in toenail clippings determined that mercury from eating fish does not raise the risk of heart disease or stroke.
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