6/09/19

Research and patient education meld with plenty of heart

Screenings featured hand-held devices that pair with smartphones and tablets to measure and report a person’s heart rhythm.

5/24/19

Husband, wife grateful they can tag-team telling stroke story

“I came out it with zero deficits (negative effects). I have a little bit of numbness in my right leg, but I don’t walk with a limp.”

5/19/19

Stroke-prevention procedure serves as option for high-risk patients

Carle is the only Illinois hospital outside the Chicago and St. Louis areas to offer TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR).

5/01/19

Farming father’s strength speeds up recovery after stroke

Team Kyle Ash: "We worked together ... on various complex cognitive skills he would have done prior to the stroke."

4/12/19

Effects of Afib required immediate care for Fisher’s Fox

"We picked it up on the pacemaker-defibrillator and said, ‘You have an arrhythmia,’” Dr. Anuj Garg said.

2/27/19

Strong family support helps heart attack survivor make a comeback

Mahomet native Joyce Livesay had a life-threatening heart attack. She believes her family, doctor and nurse are the reasons she’s here.

2/22/19

Stroke-prevention care impresses new-to-area shopper

Dr. Zachary Osborne: “Her carotid artery – the large artery from the heart to the brain – was 95 to 99 percent narrowed.”

2/14/19

Precocious patient takes afib – but not everything – seriously

“With Jac and other afib patients, we aim to minimize or prevent recurrence for as long as possible and restore quality of life.”

2/03/19

Triple bypass, cardiac rehab turn Noteboom into wellness believer

During American Heart Month and always, Champaign man now advocates for wellness visits and cardiac rehabilitation. 

12/31/18

Patient says Interventional Radiology performs modern miracles

Once the catheter reached Alberto Nieto’s lungs, Dr. Greg Babcock found the blood clots and dissolved them.