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Heart Health

'A Second Chance': Virtual Cardiac Rehab

Helping people who have had cardiac events regain their strength and get into shape with personalized exercise programs

Heart Health

5 Facts About Atrial Fibrillation

Tips for recognizing, living with and preventing this potentially dangerous heart condition

Stethoscope with ECG chart
Heart Health

Understanding Atrial Fibrillation

Electrophysiologist Parik Sharma, MD, describes the symptoms of AFib, how it's treated and why early detection is important

Heart Health

Rhett's Story

Georgia student travels to Rush for innovative heart treatment

Parik Sharma and Rhett Burgess
Heart Health

Nurse Practitioner Earns AHA’s Gold Heart Award

Lynne Braun, PhD, honored for 41 years of volunteer service

Lynne Braun, PhD
Heart Health

11 Physicians at Rush Named 'Top Heart Doctors'

Eleven specialists at Rush made Chicago magazine's new list of Top Heart Docs.

A collage of photos of doctors on Chicago magazine's Top Cardiologists list
Heart Health

Supporting Science: Baum Fund Enables Groundbreaking Heart Research at Rush

Early testing shows signs of heart tissue regeneration and reduced scarring after heart attacks.

Baum Fund for heart research
Patient Stories

Paula’s Story

How the experts at Rush and advanced heart technology saved her life

Paula Kay VAD-updated-feature
Patient Stories

Carson’s Story

Teen back on the football field two months after life-threatening stroke

Dr. Joshua Murphy and patient Carson Cathey
Heart Health

Cardiologists Recommend COVID-19 Vaccine for Heart Patients

Doctors say the vaccine can help prevent further heart and health complications

Nurse hold COVID vaccine vial