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Articles by "cardiology"
How to Spot a Stroke: 5 Sure Signs and 4 Life-Saving Letters
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. Simply knowing what to watch for and what to do can save a life.
Don't Have a Stroke: How to Prevent this Disabling Event from Happening to You.
Most people have seen the damaging effects of stroke — droopy facial muscles, muscular spasms, difficulty walking, speech and language problems, and challenges eating and swallowing.
Off and Running to a New, Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
A heart attack and triple bypass surgery couldn't stop Craig Gaumer from keeping a promise to his daughter.
Wife's Quick Action Helps Save Husband Suffering Heart Attack
After his wife performed CPR, Dr. A Nasser Khan and his team were able to save one Grimes man life.
4 Habits for a Healthy Heart
The heart is the most vital organ in the body. When it stops, nothing else can function. Poor heart health can cause that to happen prematurely. These healthy habits can help you prevent it.
Knowing the Signs of a Heart Attack Can Save a Life
You may think you know what a heart attack looks or feels like. But symptoms can vary drastically, especially between men and women.
Innovative Procedure Saves Woman From Second Open Heart Surgery
Facing the prospects of major surgery, Shirley Stevens trusted her heart — and The Iowa Clinic team who prepared her for another valve replacement.
Grimes Heart Attack Survivor Has Everyone to Thank
One week after collapsing on his patio and nearly dying of sudden cardiac arrest, Chris Goering was back to his work and his family without skipping a beat.
Know the Score: Calcium Scoring Scans Your Heart for Hidden Dangers
A quick scan of your heart identifies your risk for cardiovascular disease and heart attack.
New Blood Pressure Standards
Standards for blood pressure readings have changed. There is a new, lower standard for high blood pressure increasing the number of adults in the US with hypertension by 30 million. Check out the new standards to see where your reading lies.
The Power of Hope & Community
One man's story and experience with The Iowa Clinic Cardiology Department.
Three Tiny Babies, One Incredible Day
Triplets have back-to-back heart surgeries at The Iowa Clinic.