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Why Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) Matters

Why Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) Matters

Recognizing the very first signs of a heart attack can save your life or that of a loved one. Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) describes the symptoms of a heart attack that start much earlier than most people realize. Even …

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What Is a Heart Murmur?

What Is a Heart Murmur?

Most heart murmurs are harmless, but some require treatment. When your doctor listens to your heart with a stethoscope and hears something strange, he or she may suspect that you have a heart murmur. Heart murmurs are extra or unusual …

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Understanding the Dangers of High Blood Pressure

Understanding the Dangers of High Blood Pressure

Find out how high blood pressure can be dangerous to various organs in your body Often called "The Silent Killer," high blood pressure can sneak up on patients, offering no obvious signs or symptoms. However, since the heart is forced …

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Lady in Red: Go Red for Women’s Heart Health

Lady in Red: Go Red for Women’s Heart Health

Did you see lots of media coverage about Wear Red Day earlier this month? We would like to take a moment to share more about this very special campaign. Go Red is a movement to increase awareness about the number …

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Top Five Things to Know about STEMI

Top Five Things to Know about STEMI

Do you know what STEMI is? If not, we can help explain this dangerous cardiac condition. Here are 5 things you should know about STEMI: 1. STEMI is a serious type of heart attack.  It stands for ST segment elevation …

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