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‘Minutes Matter When You’re Dealing With a Stroke’

It may sound unlucky to have a stroke while at cardiac rehab, but for Darcie Belisle, it was anything but.

Heart Health Stroke Patient Stories

‘I’m Not Going to Leave Your Side’

A nurse’s care changed Justin Hart’s life, and his career.

Heart Health Patient Stories Workforce

Heart Care Hits the Road

To improve access to health care, cardiologist Gavin Noble, MD, travels across the region to bring specialty care to rural communities.

Heart Health Community Health Innovation Patient Stories

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.

COVID-19 Children's Health Heart Health Teenagers Vaccines

‘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.

Women’s Health Heart Health Heart Attack Fitness Patient Stories

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.

Heart Health Food and Nutrition Recipes Diet Heart Attack

Brush It Off

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

Heart Health Dental Health Heart Attack Stroke Pediatric Cardiology

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.

Heart Health Patient Stories

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.

Heart Health Children's Health Heart Attack Safety Tips Pediatric Cardiology

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.

Mental Health COVID-19 Heart Health Depression

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

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.

Wellness Aging Well COVID-19 Heart Health Fitness

Getting Better All the Time

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

COVID-19 Heart Health

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.

Heart Health Patient Stories Innovation

Smoking Took Her Husband and Her Son. Now She’s Ready to Quit.

Marilyn Powell knows all too well about the impacts of smoking. She has no doubt that smoking contributed to the death of her father, her husband, even her oldest son who passed away in his sleep at 39 years old. But as any ex-smoker knows, that is easier said than done. Learn more about the smoking cessation care she received during COVID-19.

Heart Health Aging Well Patient Stories Smoking Stroke

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