A world-wide medical first

West Michigan woman receives newly developed heart device.

January 20, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Sandra Guiter, congenital heart disease patient

She needed care that understood her past.

January 20, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Nicole experiences the lifesaving benefit of heart research

No one would have suspected she had heart disease.

January 19, 2015 2

Lack of exercise more deadly than obesity, study suggests

Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add.

January 19, 2015 1
PATIENT STORY

Jodi gets her groove back

Cardiac rehab builds confidence for patients overcoming heart disease or surgery.

January 18, 2015 0

Why avocados are magical

New study claims the green fruit is a 'bad cholesterol' buster.

January 17, 2015 2
PATIENT STORY

‘Brought him back to life’

Advanced heart failure program provides innovative care close to home.

January 16, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Iraqi boy heals after heart surgery

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital cardiology team helps 1-year-old with life-changing surgery.

January 16, 2015 0

What does it mean to be big-hearted?

In medical terms, it can lead to chest pain and an abnormal heart rhythm, among other symptoms.

January 13, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Meet the Crudens: Writing their own story

Three of the five members of the Cruden family have heart defects, but they choose to not let it define their lives.

January 11, 2015 0

CDC: Number of Americans taking statins keeps rising

Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says.

January 9, 2015 0

Strength in numbers

West Michigan Heart joins Spectrum Health Medical Group to fight heart and vascular illness.

January 7, 2015 0