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YRMC Reversing Heart Disease Support Group: Learning Together to Manage and Possibly Reverse Disease

In 1978, cardiologist Dean Ornish, MD, set out to prove that healthy lifestyle habits and a plant-based diet could stop, and even reverse, the progression of heart disease. Fast-forward thirty-nine years: the Ornish Reversal Program™ has helped thousands of people significantly improve their heart function, restore vibrant health, and even […]

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Welcome to the Quad Cities, TAVR! Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

by Kristen Dicker. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is a minimally-invasive procedure performed collaboratively by interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. Typically, people who have aortic stenosis (narrowing) or malfunction of the aortic valve need open heart surgery to replace the damaged valve. A valve controls the passage of blood from […]

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What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins

Are you self-conscious about your varicose veins? Unfortunately, they may be more than just an embarrassment. Varicose veins may signal a circulatory system problem. Learn more during What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins featuring Matthew R. Dicker, MD, from Vascular and Interventional Specialists of Prescott. During this YRMC-sponsored event, […]

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