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Matthew Makela is a 3-year-old who tucks in 20 stuffed animals nightly and gives his younger sister a kiss, hug and farewell at day care drop-off. He's also a kid who had his first cardiac surgery at 7 days old.
You can call Keith Glasshof the “comeback kid.” The 79 year-old Eau Claire, Wisconsin, resident came back from heart disease twice in one year.
Spring is just around the corner, and with the warmer weather comes the desire to wear shorts and show off your legs. Every year at this time, we see an increase in visits for people who are finally fed up with their painful and unsightly varicose veins.
Mark Guthrie assembled a winning team when his heart needed surgery. Now he's feeling better and "pretty doggone happy."
Mat Walker has lived with heart problems since 1989, but when things took a turn for the worse, heart surgery was needed. Read how home health care got him back to doing what he loves.
Staying heart healthy can be a challenge — especially when good intentions bump into balancing work, family and taking care of yourself. Our Cardiology staff share tips for combating some common pitfalls of heart health.
Heart disease is the most common cause of death among both men and women in the U.S. But women have unique signs and risk factors that may still be overlooked or misunderstood.
Exercise isn’t the only way to a healthier heart. Try these five tips to keep the (heart) beat.
Your body needs fat to function. But not all fats are created equal.
When it comes to exercise, what’s best for your heart: slow and steady, or fast and furious?
High blood pressure can lead to a host of serious problems, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke. That’s why it’s important to know your risk factors for developing high blood pressure — and to take steps to lower your risks.
When James Tembrock, 73, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, learned he would need heart valve surgery, he says he never dreamed his search for a less-invasive option would lead him to Eau Claire, Wisconsin.