cardiovascular health

U-M Cardiovascular Center Performs 500th Heart Device Implant

Last month, retired high school teacher Darol Straub of Ann Arbor received a new heart device, the 500th device implanted by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012


Sources Claim Anti-Smoking Drug Increases Chance Of Heart Disease

Chantix is the most popular anti-smoking drug on the market, but it’s now being linked to a risk of heart disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2011

Study Reveals Overuse Of Angioplasty Procedures

Amid rising concern about the overuse of “big-ticket” medical technology, a study has revealed new information about the overuse of angioplasty procedures for those suffering from coronary artery disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011

American Heart Association's annual Heart Walk in Detroit

‘Heart Walkers’ Raise $1.2M For Cardiovascular Research

Over 20,000 people gathered at Ford Field for the American Heart Association’s annual Heart Walk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2011