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teen athletes
on Tue, September 10, 2013
When you hear of young athletes suddenly collapsing during practice, many parents undoubtedly became concerned about their own student athletes and the...
Aortic valve replacement patient Wanda Headrick
on Wed, July 24, 2013
When Wanda Headrick scheduled a routine physical last fall as part of Via Christi’s HealthierYou employee wellness program, her goal was simply to qualify for...
Cardiac patient Mike Tinich
on Thu, June 20, 2013
Mike Tinich was working with his Maize South High School physics students shortly after 8 a.m. grading their roller coasters, when he had a sudden bout of...
COPD patient Tom Glendenning
on Sat, February 02, 2013
Tom Glendenning started his first job as a railroad worker at the age of 16. His work required him to have direct contact with asbestos, then commonly used as...
blood pressure
on Fri, March 30, 2012
For many of us, a trip to our family physician often starts with a blood pressure reading. When the nurse tells me my blood pressure score, she’ll explain that...
on Wed, September 07, 2011
Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Is lowering your cholesterol a goal? The first step is to find out: What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy...