Cardiovascular Care

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women and men in the U.S. Learn more about heart disease and vascular conditions from our specialists and discover support programs to help improve your quality of life, every day.

Patient Story

Hardware for the heart

An investigational device helped a Michigan grandmother regain her health.

Patient Story

‘Such a fire inside of him’

When life as Lucas Smith knew it ground to a halt due to an aortic dissection, it took a steady effort to start it up again.

Sweet or tart, cherries are magical

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this remarkable fruit.

Walk for your health

A simple exercise program that involves walking can do wonders for your fitness.

Patient Story

‘It was incredible’

A groundbreaking aortic valve replacement procedure made one man's third heart surgery a whole new experience.

Patient Story

‘I really have just kept on living’

A Dominican sister had a life-changing minimally invasive aortic valve replacement—and paved the way for others to do the same

Patient Story

‘I needed an abrupt change’

A Michigan dad with a history of blood pressure problems whittled out time for a nine-week health program—and it changed his life.

Patient Story

‘Wait, who is that person?’

Diet, exercise, bariatric surgery and a new mindset have pointed a Michigan dad to a healthier future.

Patient Story

‘A lot to live for’

A fast-acting medical team helped a Michigan businessman survive an aneurysm and a stroke.

‘They acted so fast’

A retired Michigan grocer is alive today thanks to his wife's quick reaction and a speedy response from an expert stroke team.

Patient Story

The perfect picture of in-home care

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping him at home, George Grzybowski turned to in-home imaging services—and it turned out to be a life-saver.

Patient Story

‘There’s a plan for me’

After suffering a heart attack, a workaholic re-directs all her drive and energy toward critical lifestyle changes.