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Blood pressure test
on Fri, February 10, 2017
Hypertension, which refers to elevated or high blood pressure, affects 75 million American adults — one in every three American adults, according to the...
Ruby Wright
on Fri, February 03, 2017
Like her mother before her, Ruby Wright earned her nursing degree and for nearly four decades used what she’d learned to take great care of herself, her family...
Caffeine and blood pressure
on Tue, January 17, 2017
Your morning cup of coffee or can of a caffeinated drink might affect your current treatment and potential diagnosis of high blood pressure. If you're on...
Heart health
on Thu, January 05, 2017
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer for both men and women in America; 84 million Americans have one or more forms of it. It occurs when the arteries carrying...
Gary Peredoe
on Tue, October 25, 2016
Via Christi Hospital St. Francis, already a leader in advanced cardiac care, now offers the world’s first FDA-approved fully dissolving heart stent for...
Julie Shoup
on Tue, October 18, 2016
Julie Shoup was a freshman and her husband, Cary, a sophomore when they first met at Bishop Carroll High School’s homecoming game. They’ve been together ever...
Dorothy Perry TAVR patient
on Mon, September 12, 2016
A year ago, Dorothy Perry’s narrowed aortic valve was replaced at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis. Because Dorothy was too ill for traditional open-heart...

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