Ep. 15: COVID and the important connection to heart health
Dr. Tom Stys says COVID infections plus our pandemic lifestyle can make heart disease worse.
Ep. 13: Importance of heart and vascular screenings
Podcast on heart health and benefits of heart and vascular screenings with Sanford Health cardiologist, Dr. Ahmed Abuzaanona
Precision medicine in cardiovascular care is catered to you
Sanford Health is finding new ways to customize care to fit the needs of individual patients.
5 steps to quit smoking or using tobacco
“When people have been smoking for so long, it’s become part of their daily life."
Obesity and the heart: Not a death sentence
Vascular coronary surgery is very much like plumbing: You need good inflow, good conduit and good outflow.
Yard work in fall and winter can be hazardous
Heat and cold, when combined with exertion, can overload the heart, so paying attention to what the body is saying is crucial.
Vascular disease may lurk behind varicose veins, dizziness
The biggest cause of most: smoking, high blood pressure and diabetes.
A better way to manage heart failure
Sanford Health is changing a patient’s life with new technology that monitors the heart.
Bird hunting on land and water can be hazardous to the heart
'Nothing will kill a hunting trip quicker than going to the emergency room with a heart attack.'
Heart health, hunting and knowing what you can handle
"With age comes additional risk factors that people don’t think about since, for the most part, they’ve been hunting since they were kids.”
Family history and role models prompt healthy changes
She made time for exercise after her dad's health scare and fiance's example.
Sitting is the new smoking: ‘Truly a silent killer’
"It's not just the body, it's the mind that's being affected too."