Planning to indulge in chocolate on Valentine’s Day? Go ahead, researchers say. It’s good for your heart.

Feb 14, 2017

Researchers say that chocolate could be good for your heart.
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Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital to Focus on Cardiac Emergencies

Feb 09, 2017

Additional training and an access to a cadre of cardiac specialists at Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital’s Emergency Department will help on-site physicians in treating patients with emergency heart and cardiovascular conditions.
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How Healthy is Your Heart? Find out at a series of free events this month

Feb 07, 2017

Abrazo Community Health Network is offering free heart health screenings in February.
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On Feb. 3, Make Plans to Go Red: Abrazo to offer free screenings, information on National Go Red For Women Day

Jan 31, 2017

On. Feb. 3, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital will provide free heart health screenings to help women in our community understand and manage the risks associated with America’s No. 1 killer.
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Women and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Jan 29, 2017

If you are like most women, you may not spend much time thinking about your heart. Learn how to reduce your risk of heart disease.
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Broken heart syndrome: Is it real?

Jan 06, 2017

The sudden death of Carrie Fisher’s mother, Debbie Reynolds, raised the question about a condition known as broken heart syndrome. Dr. Warren Breisblatt, a cardiologist at Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, provides insight on how a broken heart can affect a person’s heart health.
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New Healthy Habits for the New Year: Small Steps to a Healthy Heart

Jan 01, 2017

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but did you know that you can take steps to prevent all cardiovascular diseases?
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Research: Healthy Habits An Elixir for Those At Risk of Genetic Heart Disease

Dec 21, 2016

People with a high risk for heart disease have the power to change their destiny simply by adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle free from smoking and with a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, along with moderate exercise, a recent study shows.
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Step By Step, Walking Can Help Combat Risk Factors Associated with Heart Disease, Research Says

Dec 19, 2016

Findings from a study confirmed that moderate-intensity walking can improve the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease – at least in the short term.
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Heart Disease: Myths and Facts

Dec 16, 2016

Heart disease is not only the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, but it also is one of the most misunderstood diseases. Cardiovascular conditions can affect anyone at any age.
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Get Heart Smart: Test Your Knowledge About the Body’s Most Important Muscle

Dec 14, 2016

How much do you know about your heart? Test your heart smarts.
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Making Holiday Meals Merry – and Heart Healthy

Nov 22, 2016

While food may be the centerpiece of holiday celebrations, it doesn’t mean we should overindulge, especially on foods that could put unneeded stress on the heart.
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Dissolvable Heart Stent Procedure Now Being Performed at Three Abrazo Hospitals

Nov 20, 2016

Three Abrazo Community Health Network hospitals are performing a revolutionary heart stent procedure at three of its Valley hospitals. The first-of-its-kind stent, made of a naturally dissolving material similar to dissolving sutures, is used to open a clogged artery and restore blood flow to the heart.
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Simple Steps to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Nov 18, 2016

Because November is National Diabetes Month, it is advantageous to take a closer look at disorder –especially type 2 Diabetes.
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National Diabetes Month: A Time to Shed Light on a Growing Disease

Nov 16, 2016

Dr. Kris Vijay, a renowned cardiologist and medical director of Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital’s Institute for Congestive Heart Failure, puts diabetes into context and reminds those struggling with the disorder that they are not alone.
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Understanding Coronary Artery Disease

Nov 11, 2016

Dr. Ayman Jamal, an interventional cardiologist at Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, sheds light on the most common form of heart disease, which affects an estimated 15 million Americans and is a major cause of death worldwide.
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Abrazo Hospitals Offer Dissolvable Heart Stents

Oct 13, 2016

This week, Abrazo Community Health Network is at the forefront of cardiovascular care as one of the first Valley hospital systems to use a new, absorbable heart stent. Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital had the first four cases.
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Congestive Heart Failure: Q&A with Dr. Kris Vijay

Oct 07, 2016

Congestive heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition. Dr. Kris Vijay puts heart failure – its causes, symptoms and treatments – into perspective.
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Hospital Creates Institute for Congestive Heart Failure, Taps Prominent Cardiologist as Medical Director

Oct 04, 2016

Dr. Kris Vijay, medical director for Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital's Institute for Congestive Heart Failure, will collaborate with other physicians and hospital stakeholders to bring new heart failure diagnostics and therapies to the forefront of the industry.
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A Matter Of The Heart

Sep 29, 2016

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