Quiz: Heart HealthWhat makes the thump, thump sound in your chest? How much blood does the heart pump each day? Can meditation lower heart disease risk? Test your knowledge of the heart and vascular system with our quiz!
Heart Chart InfographicLearn about the organ we all love – the heart – including the risk factors for heart disease, the symptoms of a heart attack and how to keep it healthy.
Ask The Experts: Heart and Vascular CareDo you have a question about your heart? Experts at Tufts Medical Center’s CardioVascular Center can provide general information on cardiac conditions. Ask your questions by clicking here.
Your Questions About Heart and Vascular Care:Experts from Tufts Medical Center answer your heart health questions.
VIDEO: Can Sitting Too Much Kill You?Standing up for a quick stretch or walking for a couple minutes every hour is a great way to reduce health risks associated with prolonged sitting. Advanced Heart Failure Attending Physician Jenica Upshaw, MD notes that 40% of heart disease is preventable – the secret to wellness is maintaining healthy habits over time.
VIDEO: Transcatheter Aortic Valve ReplacementIt’s a new option for those who have aortic stenosis, or a narrowing of the aortic valve opening. Instead of open heart surgery, surgeons can now replace a heart valve while the heart is still beating with a minimally invasive technique called TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement). Learn more
VIDEO: Heart Health CornerDo cardiac issues run in your family? Learn what you can do starting now to lower your chances of getting heart disease.
VIDEO: New Heart, New LifeHeart failure patients Shalah McDonough and Greg Cox share details of their journeys to receive a new heart, and how grateful they are to Tufts Medical Center for their rebirth.
VIDEO: New Cardiac Surgery Techniques Provide Safer Fix For EldersMarion Feeney met a tough opponent when doctors told her she had an enlarged heart. But the spry 90-year-old wasn’t about to sit on the sidelines. Learn how newer procedures are helping seniors get back in the game.
Breast Cancer Patient Pursues Oncoplastic Surgery At Tufts Medical CenterTrained as both a breast cancer surgeon and a plastic surgeon, Dr. Abhishek Chatterjee at Tufts Medical Center said he could remove the cancer and fix the patient's breasts all at the same time.
Single Mom With 2 Failing Kidneys Saved By StrangerA Winchester woman read a Facebook post from a single mom with lupus growing sicker, waiting for a new kidney.
Nurse Strike, Lockout At Tufts Medical Center EndsAbout 1,200 nurses returned to their regular shifts at Tufts Medical Center at 7 a.m. Monday, after a 24-hour strike and four-day lockout left them picketing outside for the last week.
Tufts: Police Called After Strike Supporters Involved In 'Violent Attack'In a statement, the hospital said supporters of the Massachusetts Nurses Association attacked buses trying to bring temporary nurses to work early in the morning. State Police stated that they did not respond to any violent reports.
Mayor Walsh Urges Tufts Medical Center, Nurses To NegotiateMayor Marty Walsh and other elected officials visited Tufts Medical Center nurses Saturday as the union and hospital remain at odds following a 24-hour strike.
Some Tufts Medical Center Patients Report Discomfort With Replacement NursesIt was a routine hospital visit for Ed Lukaszewicz, but what wasn't routine was seeing the line of nurses outside Tufts Medical Center.