Heart Health

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Patient Stories

Lee's Story

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

Rush News Article
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
Patient Stories

Christine's Story

How Rush's Advanced Lipid Clinic is saving her life

Rush patient Christine Morrisey
Heart Health

Risks of High Cholesterol

A Rush Copley cardiologist discusses the risks of high cholesterol and ways to manage

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Heart Health

Can Stress Cause a Heart Attack?

An expert explains how much can stress affect heart health

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Heart Health

All About Cholesterol

It’s important to get a cholesterol test at least every five years

Rush News Article
Heart Health

8 Things Cardiologists Do for Their Own Hearts

Rush cardiologists share their best heart-healthy habits

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Patient Stories

Neesie’s Story

Surviving a heart attack during the COVID-19 pandemic

Rush Patient Neesie Lampman and Cardiologist Anupama Rao, MD