Wayne was enjoying retirement when he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation a heart condition that increases the risk for stroke. Fortunately for Wayne, a new procedure called Watchman is now available at Roper St. Francis. Watch Wayne’s story and an animation of the Watchman technology.
According to the American Heart Association, every minute in the United States a woman dies from heart disease. Part of the problem is women and men experience heart attack symptoms differently. This may cause women to be unsure of what is happening and delay getting help.
Sarah Coulter, MS, RD, LD, clinical nutrition manager for Roper St. Francis discusses dark chocolate and other sources of flavonoids that offer antioxidant benefits and encourages heart health.
Katie Heacock-Rodysill, RD, LD, of Roper St Francis, shares her list of 5 healthy Thanksgiving tips for 2016. Keep a slim waistline while enjoying your favorite dishes!
When it comes to fats in our diet there is a lot of conflicting information out there. Is all fat bad for you? What’s a good fat? And how much fat should you be getting in your diet?
How to tell if your child’s school offers heart healthy lunches? We’ve heard the startling statistics: one third of American children are at risk for preventable chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease due to obesity or being overweight.
If you’ve had a heart attack and/or heart surgery you know it’s a frightening experience. So, what can you do to prevent a future heart issue?