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Myocarditis and Vaccination: Is It Worth the Risk?

Myocarditis, a rare side effect of COVID-19 vaccination, made headlines. A pediatric cardiologist at UVM Medical Center explains why coronavirus infection poses a much, much greater danger.

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‘Back to My Best’

Struck by a rare type of heart attack, this 44-year-old woman is back running thanks to proactive clinical and cardiac rehab care.

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Flexing in the Kitchen

Stuck in a recipe rut? Try something new that's actually good for you! Our nutrition and cardiology experts share some tasty heart healthy recipes.

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Brush It Off

The same bacteria that leads to cavities can also harm your heart.

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Seconds Count for a Second Chance

Do you know what to do if you see someone suddenly collapse? For Lisa Woodworth, a colleague’s quick thinking helped save her mother’s life.

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The Pandemic’s Heart-Breaking Side Effect: Sitting, Sitting, Sitting

Medical experts are concerned that the nearly year-long pandemic has led to a decrease in physical activity and increase in heart health risks. UVM Medical Center Cardiologist Sherrie Khadanga, MD, offers advice for stepping up activity at home, and ultimately, improving the health of your heart.

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No Warning Signs

A seemingly healthy 16-year-old collapsed while playing basketball with his dad. Hope came in the form of the expertise of a local cardiologist...and the help of a fighter pilot. Read Quinn's story.

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A Sad Connection: Depression and Heart Disease

Studies show a link between depression and heart disease, with each condition raising the risk of the other. As we navigate an uncertain future due to COVID, understanding the correlation could help save your life, or the life of someone you love.

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Heart Issue Doesn’t Stop Cyclist for Long

Passing out while riding a bike is never good. When it happens twice, it’s time to take action. For Ann Dávila Cardinal, a pacemaker has brought her back to the trails. Read Ann's story.

Heart Health Patient Stories

Getting Better All the Time

A year ago, COVID-19 necessitated rapid innovation at the Cardiology Clinic. Today, that means improved care for patients.

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How I Avoided Open-Heart Surgery: Dottie’s Story

An innovative heart procedure reduces risk and improves recovery from a common valve disease problem called aortic stenosis. Learn more about this procedure and one patient's experience at UVM Medical Center.

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He Was Concerned About a Heart Attack, a Bigger Concern Than COVID-19

In early June, Dan Clark, 65, woke up in the middle of the night with “major” heart burn and a tingling feeling in his left shoulder, hand and arm. Learn how his care team quickly responded, safely getting him the care he needed.

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Heart Health: What is a Heart Rhythm Disorder?

The heart is basically a pump, designed to circulate blood throughout the body. It pumps because it squeezes and it squeezes in response to an electrical impulse.  So, electricity is important in the heart. Heart rhythm disorders occur when abnormal electrical activity causes your heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly.  Heart rhythm disorders

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Breaking a ‘harmful loop’: Experts advise heart patients to watch for signs of depression

It’s no surprise that a health problem – especially a condition as serious as heart disease – can make you feel discouraged, sad or unmotivated. But when those feelings coalesce into depression, the risks to mental and physical health multiply quickly. In fact, experts say the multiple, complex associations between depression and heart disease can

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Building a foundation for less stress and good health

In our society when we think about stress we think of the big stuff—the large, life-altering incidents that turn our lives upside down. But stress can come at us from every angle during even the most routine parts of our daily lives. Of course, a house fire, a car accident or a devastating medical diagnosis

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