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. 

8/10/17

Fisherman hooked on close-to-home tune-ups for his ticker

Since beginning his heart-focused practice in Olney, Dr. Prem Ghai has helped more people get cardiac care closer to home.

8/08/17

Got stamina? A little more every day, cardiac patient says

Carle Heart & Vascular Institute earns Accreditation for Cardiovascular ExcellenceTM  (ACE) for lifesaving heart procedure.