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man at doctor's office
on Mon, June 11, 2018
Regular checkups can be potential lifesavers, especially when they catch potentially life-threatening conditions early. This Father’s Day, show your dad – or...
Mary Whisenddand
on Mon, May 21, 2018
Mary Whisennand was only 39 when she was diagnosed with a progressive weakening of the heart muscle. Within three years, her condition had deteriorated to the...
adults exercising
on Tue, March 06, 2018
Being physically active is critical for many facets of our health, including the prevention of heart disease and stroke. In fact, experts say a sedentary...
boys play basketball
on Mon, March 05, 2018
Moderate exercise may not be enough for reducing a teenager's heart disease risk later in life, according to new research from the University of Exeter in the...
on Tue, February 13, 2018
I still need to find the perfect sweetheart gift for my hubby for Valentine’s Day. Things like heart-shaped pizza and donuts topped with chocolate-covered...
hands make heart shape
on Fri, February 09, 2018
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, and it has been estimated as the underlying cause of death for one out of four deaths in...
heart health
on Tue, January 30, 2018
In addition to Valentine's Day, February marks American Heart Month, a time to focus on healthy lifestyle changes to support heart health. The first American...
TAVR patient Wayne Price
on Thu, October 19, 2017
On Oct. 16, Wichitan Wayne Price became the 500th patient to have an aortic valve replaced at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis using a minimally invasive...
Via Christi Structural Heart team
on Thu, October 19, 2017
Two years ago, Via Christi’s Structural Heart team performed its 100th transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, procedure in the hybrid operating room...
Tips for a healthy heart
on Mon, July 03, 2017
You may consider yourself relatively healthy, but do you really know your risk for heart disease? Ask yourself the following five questions and consider how...

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