Tag Archives: Heart

Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

'When the specialist came to talk to us, our world fell apart' – Little boy born with heart condition

Freddie, Padraig, Harry, and Niamh together on holidays. Freddie was diagnosed with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, a serious heart condition, in the first few days of his life. Freddie started school last September ‘When the specialist came to talk to us, our world fell apart’ – Little boy born with heart condition Independent.ie The mother… Read More »

Public shock for Vic heart attacks helping

Victoria’s paramedics were called to more than 6000 heart attacks during 2017/18. The 6434 out-of-hospital cardiac arrest events were the most ever recorded and 400 more than in 2016/17. Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry data released on Thursday also shows 82 people were defibrillated with a publicly-accessible device during 2017/18 – two more than the… Read More »