Eye Care Center Tips: How to Take Care of Contact Lenses
Do you every wonder how to properly take care of contact lenses? In this episode, learn contact lens care with the Eye Care Center and Dr. Mindie Do, O.D. Sm...
Heart expert says: More research needed about marijuana's effects
Is marijuana safe? A Marshfield Clinic Health System heart expert and researcher wants more study done to determine whether its use is safe.
What Is Patient-Centered Care?
Ruth D. Williams, MD, Chief Medical Editor, on measuring patient experience and emphasizing shared decision-making.
What Everyone Should Know About Heart Valves
| Date Posted: 4/2/2019 What is Heart Valve Disease Valves are tissue flaps in the heart that open and close with each heartbeat regulating the direction and flow of blood through the chambers of the heart. Damaged valves can be caused by birth-defects, age-related changes, infections and more. When the valves malfunction they can cause Regurgitation - the valve doesn't close properly causing blood to backflow…
20 Everyday Miracles of the Heart
Watch these amazing moments at the nation’s No.1 heart center
How Two Hospitals Are Taking 'Food as Medicine' to Heart
Two hospitals have adopted a "farm to bedside" program by growing fresh produce for patient meals.
If I’ve Been Diagnosed with a Leaky Heart Valve, What happens next?
Did you know that the most common type of heart valve disorder is mitral regurgitation, sometimes called a “leaky valve”? This happens when the valve between the upper and lower chambers on the left side of the heart do not close properly, which can cause a decrease in blood flow to the rest of the …
CARBONDALE — Physicians and staff of Southern Illinois Healthcare Prairie Heart Institute and Memorial Hospital of Carbondale are celebrating a milestone in cardiac care. They have performed their 100th TAVR
How Your Heart Valves Are Like Traffic Controllers
Penn's Heart Valve Disease Program is the largest in region. Learn more about Penn's Heart Valve Disease Program.
How is heart valve disease typically treated?
Listen to Mubashir Mumtaz, MD, FACS, FACC, explain how is heart valve disease typically treated. For more information on the PinnacleHealth CardioVascular In...
What To Look For When Choosing a Vision Care Center
Look for these qualities when choosing a Vision Care Center
Vision Eye Care Arkansas
One of the most common side effects of getting older is the loss of near perfect vision. All of a sudden you find yourself having to squint to see certain things, causing stress, eye strain and an overall feeling of annoyance. This decline in close-up vision is caused by a condition known as presbyopia, which …
Why eye care is essential for community health centers
AOA Health Center Committee members believe eye and vision care services will become crucial for every community health center (CHC)—especially for serving the underserved.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, directly increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. Blood pressure can be controlled with a healthy diet, exercise and, if necessary, medication Share your health promise on Twitter and Facebook Cholesterol LDL (“bad” cholesterol) contributes to the formation of plaque buildup in the arteries. HDL (“good” cholesterol) helps prevent the fatty buildup and formation of plaque. To keep your LDL…
How to Adopt a Waiting Child from the U.S. Foster Care System
Thousands of children in the U.S. foster system are waiting for adoptive families. Here are answers to common questions about adopting from foster care.
Surgeon Q&A: What Are My Heart Valve Replacement Options? (Plus, 3 Patient Stories)
A common question I receive from patients who can not have their valves repaired is, "What are my valve heart replacement options?" For this reason... I jum
Italian surgeons discover 'world's oldest heart valve' in woman
Prosthesis was implanted by the pioneering doctor Christiaan Barnard 50 years ago
3D Printing Used to Predict Behavior of Replacement Heart Valves
3D printing has been studied by several different institutions as a method for aiding in a process called transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR.
What You Should Know About Heart Valve Disease
If left untreated, advanced heart valve disease can cause heart failure, stroke, blood clots or death due to sudden cardiac arrest, warns Marco T. Bologna, M.D., a Baptist Health Medical Group cardiovascular surgeon.