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  • Pacemakers

    Pacemakers You may need a pacemaker if you have an abnormal heartbeat. To understand how a pacemaker works, watch this video. It will also help you learn how to care for and live with your pacemaker....

  • Cardiac Arrhythmias

    Cardiac Arrhythmias The beating of your heart is very organized, taking its cue from a built-in electrical system. A normal heart rate is regular, at 60 to 100 beats per minute. An arrhythmia is any ...

  • Heart Failure

    Heart Failure Heart failure is a condition in which your heart cannot pump enough oxygenated blood to meet your body’s needs. This video explains the different types of heart failure, and the treatme...

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

    Cardiac Rehabilitation Physical activity is healthy for your heart—even after you've had a heart attack or bypass surgery. It's important to start out slowly, under the supervision of cardiac rehab s...

  • Cardiac Catheterization

    Cardiac Catheterization Cardiac catheterization procedure can diagnose a variety of heart conditions and determine the health of your coronary arteries, heart valves, and heart muscle. View this vide...

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

    Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery This procedure, a common type of open heart surgery, is one way to treat blockages in the arteries of the heart. Watch the video and learn about the surgery and what yo...

  • Cardiac Stress Tests

    Cardiac Stress Tests A cardiac stress test may be ordered if you have or are suspected of having coronary artery disease. This test evaluates your heart’s response to stress or exercise. Watch this v...

  • Smoking Cessation, Relapse Prevention

    Smoking Cessation, Relapse Prevention A relapse happens when you return to smoking after a period of quitting—usually after the first three months. Most people experience several relapses before quit...

  • Cholesterol Screening

    Cholesterol Screening Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. However, if your diet exceeds the body...

  • Obesity

    Obesity People can become obese by taking in more calories than they burn. Obesity also appears to be influenced by genetics. This video discusses the health risks associated with obesity and what tr...

  • Holter Monitor Podcast

    Holter Monitor Podcast Detailed information on Holter monitor, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care. Play Audio ...

  • Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change

    Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change Cigarette smoking is the single leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. But because of the physical and psychological addiction to nic...