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The Ingredients of a Healthy Diet

Apr 12, 2018

While there is no one nutritional diet that works for everyone, there are recommended nutritional elements for the general population. Depending on your age and medical conditions, your dietary plan may need adjustments. Talk with your doctor to find a personalized nutrition plan that would work...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss

The Road to Stroke Recovery: Managing Depression

Apr 12, 2018

A stroke is an unexpected major life-changing event for more than 795,000 Americans each year. Many stroke survivors’ recovery continues for years after their stroke, while some survivors will recover in a shorter amount of time. What all stroke survivors have in common is the road to recovery. The...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Healthy Aging

Inactivity Is Bad for Your Heart

Apr 12, 2018

When it comes to a heart-healthy lifestyle, one of the top recommendations for a healthy heart is regular physical activity. Like most things, when you begin a new physical exercise routine, you have to work your way to the top. If you don’t walk often, you shouldn’t expect to run a mile the first...

General Health & Wellness
Cardiovascular Care
Healthy Aging
Diet & Fitness

Enfermedad Cardica en America

Apr 12, 2018

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness

Coffeemaker or Heart-Lung Machine?

Apr 12, 2018

In the early ‘50s, after he had graduated from the University of Texas in 1941 with highest honors, earned his medical degree in 1944 from Johns Hopkins and completed surgical training, Denton A. Cooley, MD, adapted a coffee percolator into a blood oxygenator as part of what would become the heart-...

Cardiovascular Care
Lung Care

Your Guide to Developing a Birth Plan

Apr 12, 2018

When you go into labor, you might not feel like answering a lot of questions or waiting on your preferences for comfort to be fulfilled. It’s smart to develop a birth plan prior to your labor day to communicate your preferences to those involved in your delivery. A birth plan is a document that...

Maternity

Unique Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Apr 12, 2018

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in America. In honor of American Heart Month in February, CHI St. Luke’s Health put together an informative webinar on the unique heart attack symptoms in women. Watch the recording of the presentation below to learn more about the symptoms of a heart...

Cardiovascular Care
Emergency Care
Women's Health
Healthy Aging
caregiver

Tips for Caregivers of Stroke Survivors

Apr 12, 2018

If you are a caregiver for someone who has suffered a stroke, the best first step is to educate yourself and gather as much information as possible. Use these tips and resources to help better take care of your loved one and yourself. Helpful Tips for Caregivers Caregiving can be a delicate balance...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Healthy Aging

African-Americans: Greater Risk for Heart Disease

Apr 12, 2018

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States across all ethnic groups; however, African-Americans do have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. According to a study by the New England Journal of Medicine, the rate of heart failure for African-Americans before the age of...

Cardiovascular Care
Healthy Aging
Diabetes

Corazones Sanos Por Los Numeros

Apr 12, 2018

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness