Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence
July 2016
HEART NEWS TO KEEP YOU HEALTHY AND WELL

I Love You Salt, But You're Breaking My Heart

Do you like salt? Do you love salt? If you answered yes to either question, you're not alone. Salt finds its way into an abundance of foods. Needless to say, this is not ideal for our health. So what can we do? Read more »


Can Stem Cells Decrease Scar Tissue Left by a Heart Attack?

Jeffrey Rade, MD, interventional cardiology, is taking part in a national clinical trial to answer this question. Patients taking part in the trial are infused with a placebo or adult cardiac stem cells to see if the cells can decrease the size of a scar left by a heart attack by replacing it with living tissue. In recent media stories, Dr. Rade and two patients explain the process and the potential benefits. Watch the video » or Read the story »


Heart Disease: Communicating with Several Providers

If you are like most people with heart disease, you have several health care providers who each treat you for a different health issue. When a team of health care providers cares for you, it's important to keep each one up-to-date on your overall health. Doing so helps each of them understand the "big picture" of your treatment, while preventing medicine interactions. Read more »


Our Recipe of the Month:
Avocado Salad with Grilled Salmon and Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

If you like salmon, you'll love it even more when it's drizzled with avocado cilantro lime dressing.
See the recipe »

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