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Can Push Ups Predict Your Future?

July 16, 2019

Can Push Ups Predict Your Future?

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Push-ups can reveal a lot about your overall health — perhaps even more than traditional measures. Michael Joyner, M.D., shares what makes the push-up so predictive.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Joyner, Heart Disease, research


'Heart Sisters' Turn Tragedy Into Triumph at Mayo Clinic

February 19, 2019

‘Heart Sisters’ Turn Tragedy Into Triumph at Mayo Clinic

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When transplant cardiologist Lisa LeMond, M.D., introduced two of her patients to each other, she knew they had a lot in common. What she couldn’t have known is how meaningful their friendship would become.

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Tags: dilated cardiomyopathy, Dr. Lisa LeMond, Heart Disease, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, restrictive cardiomyopathy


Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right

January 2, 2018

Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right

By In the Loop In the Loop

Now that the holiday gatherings and other festivities are done, it’s time to get serious about that list of New Year’s resolutions.

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Tags: Dr. Stephen Kopecky, Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic Diet, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


Symposium Gives Women With Heart Disease the Chance to Become Advocates

July 20, 2017

Symposium Gives Women With Heart Disease the Chance to Become Advocates

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Dina Piersawl didn’t know she was at risk for heart disease. Having a stroke at age 41 changed that. Now she’s determined to help educate other women about heart health through her work with WomenHeart.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Heart Disease, stroke


February 2, 2017

Songs of the Heart, For the Heart

By In the Loop In the Loop

It’s no secret Joseph Dearani, M.D., takes his work as a pediatric cardiac surgeon at Mayo Clinic seriously. Through the years, we’ve been honored to share a few stories about people who have benefitted from that work. People like Stefanie Thompson, Kieran Veitz, Karla Manley, Marcus Nichols, Bayasaa Bars, and of course, Lola Montilla.

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Dearani, Heart Disease, Pediatric Cardiology


January 24, 2017

From Heart Failure to the Finish Line

By In the Loop In the Loop

Monica Harlow looked around at the people lined up to run the 26.2 miles of the Rock and Roll Marathon in Phoenix. “Every one of these runners has a story,” she thought. “Everyone is here for a reason.” Perhaps none more so than Monica herself. Nine years ago, Monica could run only a short distance […]

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Tags: atrial septal defect, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Disease, heart failure


March 24, 2016

New Study, Mayo Cardiologist Sort Through the Mysteries of ‘Good Cholesterol’

By In the Loop In the Loop

Every once in a while, a study comes along that leaves you wondering what you just read and what it really means. Researchers at the University of Cambridge published a new study in the journal Science seems to throw sand on the traditional medical wisdom that says high levels of good cholesterol are beneficial for […]

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Tags: Cholesterol, Dr. Scott Wright, Good Cholesterol, Heart Disease, research


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