Stories with tag: "Stroke"

Mental & Behavioral Health

Can Stress Cause a Heart Attack?

Just how much can stress affect heart health?

Man Holding His Head
Heart Health

All About Cholesterol

Heart Health

Janet's Story: Close Call Leads to Second Chance

Rush Oak Park Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Heart Health

South Asian-Americans at Higher Risk for Heart Disease and Stroke

A new study reveals that South Asian-Americans are more likely to die of heart conditions caused by atherosclerosis, such as heart attacks and strokes, than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.

Food & Nutrition

The Skinny on 7 Diet Trends

No carbs? No food? Which plans work best for weight loss and overall health.


Rush Mobile Stroke Unit to Rollout in Oak Park

Rush Again Receives Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

The Rush Stroke Program was recertified with the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers.

Brain Health & Conditions

MIND Diet May Slow Cognitive Decline in Stroke Survivors

A diet created by researchers at Rush University Medical Center may help substantially slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors, according to preliminary research.

Heart Health

What Is Lipoprotein(a)?

One in five Americans has an elevated level of lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), which can lead to blood clots and stroke.