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Dr. Thomas Haldis, co-inventor of the Stroke Guide Catheter

Physicians turn stroke invention into startup company

Flotronic Solutions hopes to improve procedures for doctors and patients alike
Carson Walker 8 min read

Compassion of cath lab nurse helps patients feel at home

After seeing heart problems in his dad, Brennan Waltner helps patients like him
Simon Floss 8 min read
Active athletes sportive couple running with strong persistence on the road in winter nature in the morning.

You can start preventing heart disease at any age

Knowing genetics and implementing healthy habits early may prevent heart disease
Simon Floss 8 min read
Asian woman in 60s embracing her mid-30s daughter who is fighting cancer and is wearing a headcovering. They are seated on a couch and have contemplative expressions.

For chronic illness patients, flu shots even more important

There are many reasons, including avoiding influenza, to get a flu shot
Mick Garry 6 min read
precision medicine in a graphic of heart inside man's chest

COVID-19 patients face possible long-term heart effects

Contracting the coronavirus can lead to complications beyond the lungs
Mick Garry 8 min read
Full length of two female cyclists enjoying mountain biking together in the forest.

Keep your vascular health in good shape

Know your risk for vascular disease and whether you're due for a screening
Ashley Schwab 9 min read

Out-of-state veteran finds support in Sanford, community

Life-saving aneurysm procedure, month-long recovery bolstered by veterans groups
Simon Floss 8 min read

Heart patient now runs trails, not from heart screens

Runner Bob Greenfield nearly skipped a screening that ended up saving his life
Simon Floss 9 min read

Make-A-Wish, Great Shots tee up a teen’s golf dream

Heart condition put Keisha Merrill on Wish Kid list for shopping & golfing spree
Simon Floss 8 min read
Young couple kayaking on lake together and smiling.

There is a season for heart disease, new study says

Even people in milder climates may be affected by seasonal changes
Courtney Collen 8 min read