Local American Heart Association volunteers kicked off American Heart Month on Friday with a donation of 560 handmade red caps for babies born at Ballad hospitals during in February. AHA Regional Director Joette Street said the caps are a reminder for new mothers to take care of their hearts and those of their little ones.
Hospital officials say the Johnson City Medical Center’s newly certified stroke center could mean the difference between life and death for some patients.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. — Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew received a new heart and kidney from the late NFL player Konrad Reuland in what is believed to be the first such transplant involving pro athletes.
LOS ANGELES — Dying of a broken heart is real.
For the fourth year in a row, the Washington County/Johnson City EMS was one of five agencies in the state recognized by the American Hearth Association for its efforts to save lives through heart attack recognition and treatment in the field.
Aug 2, 2016 at 8:18 PM
WASHINGTON — A government task force says a daily low-dose aspirin could help certain people in their 50s and 60s prevent a first heart attack or stroke — and they might get some protection against colon cancer at the same time.