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Caffeine and blood pressure
on Tue, January 17, 2017
Your morning cup of coffee or can of a caffeinated drink might affect your current treatment and potential diagnosis of high blood pressure. If you're on...
Heart health
on Thu, January 05, 2017
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer for both men and women in America; 84 million Americans have one or more forms of it. It occurs when the arteries carrying...
Gary Peredoe
on Tue, October 25, 2016
Via Christi Hospital St. Francis, already a leader in advanced cardiac care, now offers the world’s first FDA-approved fully dissolving heart stent for...
Julie Shoup
on Tue, October 18, 2016
Julie Shoup was a freshman and her husband, Cary, a sophomore when they first met at Bishop Carroll High School’s homecoming game. They’ve been together ever...
Dorothy Perry TAVR patient
on Mon, September 12, 2016
A year ago, Dorothy Perry’s narrowed aortic valve was replaced at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis. Because Dorothy was too ill for traditional open-heart...
Mike Kearns
on Mon, August 08, 2016
While hunting in January, Mike Kearns felt a sudden pain in his chest. After a time, the pain faded. It came back the next day, but again, he wasn’t worried....
Silent heart attacks
on Tue, July 19, 2016
New research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation has found that nearly half of all heart attacks may be silent. What does that mean? A...

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