Nebraska Heart News

Nebraska Heart Rated Five Star Hospital

James McCullough was so convinced he wouldn’t make it to his 50th wedding anniversary, he and his wife had a huge bash for their 40th.

The Vietnam veteran had been plagued by one heart problem after another; he blamed it on the Agent Orange he was exposed to during the war. First he underwent a triple bypass. Then he had … learn more

Heart Failure Academy

This two-hour, educational class empowers you to make heart healthy lifestyle changes. Taught by our heart failure experts, you will learn how you can feel better and live longer with proper nutrition, exercise, health goals, medications and more.

Free. Open to anyone diagnosed with heart failure, their family and coach.

Classes offered weekly at CHI Health St. Elizabeth and Nebraska … learn more

NHI Receives IAC Echocardiography Accreditation

What’s the number one cause of death in the United States? Cardiovascular disease. Approximately every 40 seconds, an American dies due to a heart/blood vessel disorder. And the American Heart Association estimates the annual cost of this disease to be over $503 billion (2010).

What’s the solution? Early detection. Heart (and other life-threatening) diseases can be identified through the use … learn more

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