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ReporterWhat's helping to keep former Vice President Dick Cheney alive will soon be offered at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Carilion is using a newer version of a life-saving heart pump. The device is attached to the heart and pumps blood for the left...
Tags: Dick Cheney, Heart Failure
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterYou've probably heard that cholesterol levels and blood pressure can indicate your risk of heart attack or stroke. But now there are at least two newer tests perhaps more important than cholesterol level that can help a doctor see just how likely it...
reporterOne foot in front of the other, that's the message behind Saturday's annual heart walk in Green Hill Park. Walkers started will some exercises to warm up. This is the 19th year for the more than three-mile walk. Heart Disease is the number one killer...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterIt's a medical procedure that's done a lot, sometimes five or six times a day at Lewis Gale Medical Center. It's where a doctor places a tube into a patient's blood vessels to look at what's going on in a person's heart and vessels. It's also used to...
Are you getting enough Vitamin D? If not, you could be putting yourself at increased risk for cardiovascular disease. It's estimated up to half of American adults have Vitamin D deficiency. An article this week in the Journal of the American College...
When many of us think of heart disease, we think of middle age people and older. But it's more common in children than you may think. If you take 100 children, one or two will have a heart problem. It's the reason why an upcoming heart walk is so...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorBy all appearances and measures 51-year-old Maria Andrade, up until a few months ago, thought of herself as a relatively healthy person. But a recent hyperthyroidism diagnosis has changed her outlook. Aside from the risk of losing weight, the disease,...
February 14: Author - Joe Piscatella Talks About His Book, Prevent, Halt and Reverse Heart Disease: 109 Things You Can DoWGN NewsJoe Piscatella To purchase a copy of the book: Prevent, Halt & Reverse Heart Disease: 109 Things You Can Do Tips: TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE Taking two baby aspirin may protect your heart more than taking one baby aspirin, with only a minuscule increase...
Ephraim McDowell Cardiology is pleased to welcome Baptist Cardiology Danville physicians and staff to its practice. Drs. John Aumiller, Aslam Ahmad, Hussam Hamdalla, Sharat Koul, along with physician assistant Frank Koroluk, will be joining Drs. Gary...
Contributing columnistWriter’s note:¿Warning! Pets should be kept indoors when fireworks are being set off. Animals’ ears are very sensitive and the explosions are painful. Most pets run and get lost if left outdoors. Do not take your pet to the big fireworks...
Tags: Kidney Disease, Symptoms, Pets, Health
Though you may not be living with diabetes, your body could be battling against the hormone insulin. The condition, called insulin resistance, occurs when insulin can't effectively do its job. "People often don't realize that insulin resistance can...
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
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