8/16/18

High school principal sports new outlook after heart attack

Kelly Hussey is more focused on his family and back-to-school than Carle's Platinum Performance Achievement Award.

6/28/18

HVI nurse, team swoop in to provide less-ouchy needle 'sticks'

Recent CAPE scholarship winner trains others to use a technique that reduces discomfort and improves efficiency.

6/21/18

Volunteers give new meaning to the phrase ‘heart-to-heart’

“The volunteers are such a great resource because they can spend one-on-one time with our (cardiac) patients after a big life event.”

2/05/18

Decades of smoking come to dead stop after heart attack

“Had she delayed getting help, things could have been a whole lot different,” interventional cardiologist said.

1/10/18

3 things about statins you just might have wrong

Heart expert encourages people to get their facts straight. Statins provide big benefits with few risks while lowering cholesterol.

 

12/29/17

World’s smallest pacemaker powers 91-year-old’s passions

“I asked Dr. Rhee how long the battery on the pacemaker would last. When he told me 12 years, it kind of tickled me.”

12/15/17

Ball of fire pauses only briefly to praise new stroke stopper

Carle is only the third hospital in Illinois to perform TCARs, a source of pride for board-certified vascular surgeon Dr. Brian Wheatley.

11/08/17

Heart recipient: ‘I’m strong. I want that for others, too.’

Eastern Illinois University Police officer: "I am extremely thankful to my donor family, and I am blessed to have a second chance.”

10/13/17

Oktoberfest fan says vascular screenings produce peace of mind

Test confirms some blockage but assured Ralph Jerutka the vascular systems in his legs and abdomen are fine.

9/22/17

Young mother tackles tachycardia with care team’s caring help

Heart-care services close to home allow mother to focus on her family and their furry new friends.