Regular Screenings and Knowing Your Numbers Can Help Catch Heart Disease Early

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 647,000 Americans die from heart disease each year — that’s one in every four deaths. That’s why, during American Heart Month, Mercy Health would like to encourage you to care for yourself and your loved ones by reminding you of the importance of regular … Read more Regular Screenings and Knowing Your Numbers Can Help Catch Heart Disease Early

Live Healthier and Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? February is American Heart Month and Mercy Health would like to encourage you to care for yourself, and your loved ones, by reminding you of the importance of preventive … Read more Live Healthier and Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease

For People Living with Heart Disease

Learning that you or a loved one has heart disease can change your life. However, educating yourself about this disease is the first step toward feeling better and making choices that can help you live a longer and healthier life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 11.5 percent of Americans … Read more For People Living with Heart Disease

Regular Screenings and Knowing Your Numbers Can Help Catch Heart Disease Early

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year – that’s one in every four deaths. That’s why, during American Heart Month, Mercy Health would like to encourage you to care for yourself and your loved ones by reminding you of … Read more Regular Screenings and Knowing Your Numbers Can Help Catch Heart Disease Early

Heart Disease Kills 48,000 Black Women Yearly — Here’s What You Can Do

About half of black women age 20 and up have it. Black women face disproportionately high risks for heart disease and stroke, yet many are unaware of those risks. What’s more, almost half develop these diseases at young ages—as young as 20—for reasons that are not yet fully understood. Statistically, 48,000 black women in the … Read more Heart Disease Kills 48,000 Black Women Yearly — Here’s What You Can Do

Out of Nowhere

Stu McLean, 34, didn’t see his heart attack coming. It came out of nowhere. There was no family history of heart disease, and being a college hockey coach, he was active and healthy. In the days before the attack, McLean admits he felt “a little off,” but he played hockey the day before the attack … Read more Out of Nowhere

Live Healthier and Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? February is American Heart Month, and Mercy Health would like to encourage you to care for yourself, and your loved ones, by reminding you of the importance of preventive care. According … Read more Live Healthier and Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease