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Super Bowl LII: Your Guide to Avoiding a Heart Attack While Enjoying the Biggest Football Game of the Year

January 30, 2018

Did you know your risk of having a heart attack increases around the time of the Super Bowl? ... Read more

University of Utah Health’s Cardiologist Stavros Drakos, MD, Named On Forbes’ “Physician Honor Roll”

December 05, 2017

University of Utah Health cardiologist Stavros Drakos, MD, PhD, FACC is one of 27 cardiologists across the country being recognized by Forbes as an exemplary physician in the field of cardiology. ... Read more

University of Utah Health Care Offers World's Smallest Pacemaker

July 18, 2016

Miniaturized heart device provides patients with the most advanced pacing technology available. ... Read more

What is Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension?

January 11, 2016

Singer Natalie Cole was laid to rest today in Los Angeles, less than a week after dying of heart failure caused by pulmonary arterial hypertension. ... Read more

Why Do So Many Children Born With Heart Defects Have Trouble in School?

August 23, 2015

As advances in medicine are giving rise to growing numbers of children who survive severe heart defects, it’s emerging that over half have behavioral problems and difficulty keeping up academically. The University of Utah School of Medicine was awarded $6.4 million from the National Institutes of Health to identify causes of these disabilities, focusing on a search for genetic lesions that affect both the heart and brain. The goal is to be able to predict patient outcomes from genetic data, so that health care providers can intervene early.... Read more

Divorce May Increase Risk of Heart Attack

May 07, 2015

According to a recent study, stress from divorce increases risk of heart attack. But you can reduce your risk. Here’s how.... Read more

Cardiologist Awarded Master Clinician Award

December 19, 2014

Dr. James Fang is awarded the Laennec Master Clinician Award from the American Heart Association. ... Read more

Protecting the Heart

May 16, 2014

Children with Kawasaki disease can be treated for all of the symptoms like red eyes, swelling and rash. However, the real concern for them among physicians is protecting their veins, and ultimately their heart.... Read more