Undiagnosed heart condition ‘AFib’ may be common

Continuous long-term monitoring led to diagnosis in 1 out of 3 high-risk adults.

September 4, 2017 1

Could chocolate guard against an irregular heartbeat?

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat.

June 5, 2017 2

Here’s your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

February 2, 2017 1

Irregular heartbeat may be deadly in crash

Atrial fibrillation associated with higher mortality, length of hospital stay and cost.

June 19, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

Young at heart

After narrowly escaping death, heart transplant patient Fred Nelis will swim competitively in the Transplant Games.

June 10, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I got my life back’

Successful treatment for an irregular heartbeat inspired Terry Riggs to start running—and he doesn't plan to stop.

May 25, 2016 2
PATIENT STORY

A ‘life changing’ innovation

When Lana Van Alstine refused to become a 'cardiac cripple,' her doctor found a way forward for her.

April 4, 2016 0

Flu shot may guard against irregular heart rate

Vaccination associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed.

February 20, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

Spectrum saves Santa

A new procedure for atrial fibrillation aims to put this jolly elf back in his sleigh.

December 10, 2015 2
PATIENT STORY

Life after death

Joey Hirl passed through death's door, then turned around. His doctor and family consider it nothing short of a miracle.

November 2, 2015 27
PATIENT STORY

A fixer receives the fix of a lifetime

Heart valve replacement gives David Ten Brink a new lease on life.

September 18, 2015 2

Keeping the beat

The constant lub-dub of our heartbeat is something that many of us take for granted.

August 13, 2015 0