Heart Health

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
Patient Stories

Lee's Story

A patient with a fighting spirit, and a team of Rush heart experts, tackles advanced heart disease

Patient Stories

Reggie's Story

Advanced treatment helps a young man with heart failure lead a full life while awaiting a heart transplant

Rush VAD Patient Reggie McMillan and Family
Patient Stories

Faith Lill's Story

A second opinion offers an alternative to open heart surgery

Faith Lill With Her Dog
Patient Stories

Matt's Story

How a minimally invasive procedure called TAVR helped Matt Lesniewski avoid a second open heart surgery

Rush Patient Matt Lesniewski and His Wife, Patti