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6 Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease

6 Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, more than one in three female adults has some form of cardiovascular disease. Risk factors can be hereditary but other factors are related to your habits and lifestyle — things you can [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Webinar: Challenges in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What the Patient Needs to Know

Webinar: Challenges in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What the Patient Needs to Know

   Fri., Feb. 13, 1 - 2 pm ET    During a one-hour interactive webinar, Mayo Clinic physicians Carole A. Warnes, M.D. and Joseph A. Dearani, M.D. will discuss the medical and surgical challenges of adult congenital heart disease, including access to quality care. Both presenters will answer questions after their presentations.   Click here to signup  

Created by Dana Sparks

A Heart Murmur Can be Innocent or Serious

A Heart Murmur Can be Innocent or Serious

Lubb-dupp. Lubb-dupp. Those words are often used to describe the sound of a heartbeat. That steady, regular sound is made by heart valves, opening and closing as blood circulates through your heart. The term heart “murmur” refers to a different sound. A murmur is an abnormal extra sound that can be heard [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Virginia Hospital Center Becomes Mayo Clinic Care Network Member

Virginia Hospital Center Becomes Mayo Clinic Care Network Member

ARLINGTON, Va. — Mayo Clinic and Virginia Hospital Center today announced Virginia Hospital Center as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of organizations committed to better serving patients and their families through collaboration. Members of the network have access to Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Quick Quiz: Women's Heart Health

Quick Quiz: Women's Heart Health

It's time we start seeing red! That's what Mayo Clinic Health System nurse practitioner Susan Pope says, as we prepare to recognize American Heart Month. Heart disease is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined and according to the American Heart Association, while one in 31 American women dies from breast cancer each year, [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

100th Anniversary of the ECG at Mayo Clinic

100th Anniversary of the ECG at Mayo Clinic

It’s a classic image for heart health, the zigzag lines of an ECG, or electrocardiogram. Even though Mayo Clinic conducts hundreds of thousands of ECGs each year, it is a test that’s never taken for granted. And, would you believe, the ECG is celebrating its 100th birthday at Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Mayo Scientist Receives American Heart Association 2014 Basic Research Prize

Mayo Scientist Receives American Heart Association 2014 Basic Research Prize

ROCHESTER, Minn. —The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded the 2014 Basic Research Prize to Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic. The award, presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago, recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science. Dr. Terzic was commended for pioneering applications [...]

Created by Jennifer Schutz

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