Giving thanks for every heart beat

Recently retired Carle Nurse Practitioner who had her heart stop on the operating table credits quick work by friends and hospital staff for saving her life.


Area man stays active, pays it forward while waiting for a new heart

At age 47, retired police officer and military veteran thrives thanks to high-tech heart pump.


Farmer faithfully ensures his donor heart is in top form

Danville man’s regular check-ups will help him do what he loves—farming and helping others.


Retired officer rehabs his way back from ‘widow maker’

Coles County-based cardiologist helps 65-year-old recover after quick action saved his life.


Unique procedure gives pacemaker patients options

Less-invasive steps remove old pacemaker wires, allowing patients longer, higher-quality lives.


Use these three tips to 'live long and prosper'

While genetics plays a large role, people can do three things to extend their life.


Get those ZZZs: Your heart will thank you

Study links frustrating and unusual sleep schedules to heart disease.


Heart attack survivors need exercise, not rest, to keep healthy

You’d think if a person had two heart attacks within three years, the prescription would be to take it easy and avoid exertion.

You’d be wrong.


Heart-attack patient calls kind actions a 'game changer'

After spending some time with Dan Green, it’s hard to imagine him quiet and reserved.


Patient applauds results and explanation of progressive PAD procedure

Terry Smith of Danville appreciates how Scott Santeler, MD, makes serious subjects crystal clear.