Heart Health

Heart Health

Fatigue, Weakness and Pelvic Pain: Vascular Problems Are Different for Women

Women have different symptoms, face more complications and often get misdiagnosed for the same vascular issues as men
A woman sits on a sofa doubled-over in pain with one hand on her pelvic region and another on her forehead.
Health Equity

Talking About Family Health History

Why sharing family health history in the Black community is crucial, especially as chronic diseases are on the rise
Heart Health

From Musician to Surgeon to Philanthropist

RUSH Heritage Society member Phyllis Bleck, MD ’79, DMA, leaves a lasting legacy at RUSH
Dr. Phyllis Bleck portrait in 1979
Heart Health

All About Statins: 8 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

A cardiologist answers questions about who should be on statins, when they should start and what they can expect
Cardiologist Anupama Rao, MD, uses a stethoscope to check a woman patient's heart beat.
Heart Health

Women’s Heart Health Facts Differ From Men’s

Risks, symptoms and treatment needs are not the same
Rupa Sanghani with PET heart scan images
Heart Health

Catheter-Based Interventions for Treating Structural Heart Diseases at RUSH

Hussam Suradi, MD, is fellowship-trained in structural heart interventions and is skilled in treating patients with heart valve conditions, such as tight or leaky valves, and those who are born with heart defects. He is also the director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and the Structural Hybrid Lab.
Hussar Suradi, MD
Heart Health

How a Care Team Brings Heart Failure Patients Hope With Highest Survival Rate in U.S.

Each heart failure patient gets custom, advanced care and a whole collaborative team on their side
Tatooles, MD, shows a patient a ventricular assist device as Joshi, MD, and Shanklin, NP, look on.
Heart Health

RUSH Copley Recognized for Excellence in Heart Care

Chest Pain Center accreditation signifies expertise in treating patients with heart attack symptoms
Man holding chest
Patient Stories

'A Second Chance at Life'

Second opinion at RUSH helped Lynn Stewart overcome advanced heart failure, return to the activities she enjoys
Lynn Stewart smiles alongside Santa Claus
Healthy Aging & Caregiving

Older Adults Face Extra Hazards in the Heat

Mobility, medical conditions and medications raise heatstroke risk
Older man drinks water