Wednesday brought plenty of sunshine for you to lace up your shoes and head out for National Walking Day.
The American Heart Association urged everyone to walk more and make better lifestyle choices..
The Heart Association says for each hour of vigorous exercise you can add about two hours... more »
"It was a real shock," says a healthy looking 64-year-old John H. Robinson.
This past July he found himself on the surgery table of Dr. John Mehall at Penrose-St. Francis Hospital. Robinson had a prolapsed valve, an aortic aneurysm, and a blockage in his heart, all of which were... more »
Gently pressing down on the piano's pristine keys, the now nearly 46-year old Kim Davis looks radiant and healthy, but she has always felt that way.
"You see overweight people all over the place and, you know, sometimes you can dress a package enough that it doesn't look quite... more »
"The LifeVest essentially did what its name implies. It saved my life," says Colorado Springs patient and resident Walter Aufderheide.
Aufderheide recalls the symptoms that sent him to the doctor's office - restless, sleepless nights in late October of 2010. Seems harmless, but for Aufderheide, his heart could not... more »
To see three year old AnnaSophia Berry today, it's hard to imagine just how fragile her early life was. She was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect at 9 days old and had her first open heart surgery at 11 days.
Her mom Mary says the speed of it... more »
It's incredibly stressful to hear that your child has been diagnosed with a life threatening condition. Perhaps it's because the stress is so great that finding someone to relate to is so comforting.
Providing that comfort is what the volunteers who make up Mended Little Hearts of Colorado Springs... more »
It's that time of year again to go rummaging through your closet and pull out your best red. February is heart month and Friday, February 4, 2011 is the National Wear Red Day. Join the masses that will choose to wear red and show your support for battling heart disease.... more »
It's not a perfect test. Yet researchers report a key step for the first gene test aimed at reducing unnecessary angiograms - expensive and somewhat risky procedures that hundreds of thousands of Americans have each year to check for clogged arteries. Most of these exams, done in hospital cardiac catheterization... more »
A new study finds smog may cause cell death in the heart.
Air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular disease -- but it's hard to narrow down which chemicals are responsible.
This study looked at ozone -- a gas that protects the earth from the sun's radiation and... more »