Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Heart disease is number one killer of women

[KARE 11, December 28, 2016] Actress Carrie Fisher became a victim Tuesday of a threat to women that’s bigger than cancer: Heart disease. Cancer does kill a lot of women. Four of every 10 women who die between ages 45 and 64 die of cancer. But more than 1 in 3 women — 43 million […]

Look out for heart attacks around the holidays

[KMSP Fox 9, December 28, 2016] The recent celebrity deaths of Carrie Fisher and Alan Thicke have brought renewed attention to heart health, especially over the holidays. Dr. Alex Campbell, a cardiologist at the Minneapolis Heart Institute, says cardiac arrest can come without warning. Studies have shown deadly heart attacks increase in the winter months, […]