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Myocardial Infarction

Infraredx Technology: A global study to see heart attacks before they happen

Infraredx Technology: A global study to see heart attacks before they happen

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.

August 23, 2014 1:15 pm
Cardio Risk: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in women

Cardio Risk: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in women

The number one killer of women in America can go completely unrecognized until it’s too late.

August 19, 2014 10:25 am
Angina a symptom of underlying heart issues

Angina a symptom of underlying heart issues

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.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

Every year, about 935,000 Americans experience a heart attack.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am
Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Erica Hein, a screening coordinator and cardiac rehab phase three at Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, said it's important to do cardiovascular exercise that you enjoy.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Atrial Fibrilation common across age groups

Atrial Fibrilation common across age groups

Properly managing atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia, can help save a patient’s life. There are many local and online resources for those who are diagnosed with this disease, which affects more than two million people in the United States.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Erica Hein, a screening coordinator and cardiac rehab phase three at Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, said it's important to do cardiovascular exercise that you enjoy.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

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?

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Success stories give hope for heart disease sufferers

Success stories give hope for heart disease sufferers

Success stories for patients are among the most rewarding stories of all, for both the patient and the doctor.

January 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Giving the weakest hearts a fighting chance

Giving the weakest hearts a fighting chance

The news that Tyrone Brown of Hammond had several blockages in his arteries was grim, especially after having endured triple bypass surgery just a few years ago.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am
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