UNC Health Care

Category: Heart Health

A photograph of patient Doug Jones with his wife, Letha Jones.

February 14, 2020

Quick-Thinking Passersby Save a Life After Heart Attack

NC State alumni, Raleigh police, Wake EMS and the UNC REX Emergency Department worked together to save a man's life.

Community, Heart Health, Patient Care

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older man clutching his chest

January 6, 2020

A Less Invasive Approach to Chest Pain

A cardiologist explains why medications are just as effective as surgery in many cases.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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An illustration of hearts.

August 8, 2019

Identifying Gender and Racial Disparities in Heart Attack Care

UNC researchers are spreading the word about these disparities and starting a conversation about how to change them.

Cardiology, Health, Heart Health, Research

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graphic of heart with fluid around it

April 8, 2019

Understanding Pericardial Effusion

This condition of fluid around the heart can mimic the symptoms of a heart attack or heart failure.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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figures walking in a crowd, colored red, orange, and green

February 13, 2019

Changing the Conversation about Cholesterol

Cardiologist explains the American Heart Association’s updated cholesterol guidelines.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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image of heart with heart beat pulsing

February 5, 2019

You’ve Been Diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation. Now What?

Learn how to manage your AFib symptoms to avoid trips to the emergency room.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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UNC patient Cameron and his parents

October 17, 2018

AED Saves Teenager’s Life After Cardiac Arrest

An unexpected collapse highlights the importance of automated external defibrillators in public places.

Heart Health, UNC Stories

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Illustration of a man gripping his chest in pain with the words 'chest pain, not attack' written on his arms.

May 16, 2018 By Katie O'Brien

Chest Pain that Isn’t a Heart Attack: Podcast Episode 1

Do you ever experience a pain in your chest and ask yourself, “Am I having a heart attack?” In this—the very first episode of UNC Health Talk: The Podcast—we discuss chest pain that is NOT a heart attack with Deepak Pasi, MD, cardiologist at North Carolina Heart and Vascular, part of UNC REX Healthcare. We…

Health, Heart Health, Podcast

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