Victoria Boudreau

‘Listen to Your Heart’: Act Quickly on Possible Heart Attack Symptoms

February is American Heart Month. Wear red on Friday, February 3 for National Wear Red Day to help raise awareness of the importance of preventing cardiovascular disease and recognizing heart attack warning signs. Help stop heart disease from being the No. 1 killer of American men and women.

UConn Health Minute: TAVR

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement or TAVR gives patients, who suffer from chest pain and shortness of breath but may not be good candidates for open heart surgery, prompt relief from their symptoms so they can get back to their daily activities.

Learn CPR. It Saved Larry’s Life.

Larry Friel's new mission in life is spreading the importance of lifesaving CPR to others. Find out more about his cardiac arrest survival story thanks to a bystander's help and where you can learn CPR.

Kirk Valencis and his wife Dawn

Home for the Holidays: Massive Heart Attack Survivor Makes Miraculous Recovery at UConn Health

Thanks to a miracle on Farmington Avenue at UConn Health, Kirk Valencis will be spending Christmas with his family in Bristol

New TAVR Program Launched at UConn Health for Aortic Stenosis Patients

Minimally invasive Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Procedure at UConn Health is already making aortic stenosis patients at UConn Health quickly feel better

Stroke folders and labels at the Emergency Department at UConn Health in Farmington.

A Different Kind of Therapy for Stroke

A promising research path that could one day yield major benefits for future

COVID-Stroke Link Goes Back to 2020 UConn Health Biopsy

It is widely accepted that COVID-19 can increase the risk of stroke, even in those who otherwise normally would not be in a higher-risk group. One of the first pieces of scientific evidence of that association comes from a UConn Health case, explained in the journal "Operative Neurosurgery."

heart muscle

Creating an “Adult-like” Mature Human Cardiac Tissue

Model developed by UConn and UCSF researchers to be used for myriad of applications, most notably to evaluate safety and efficacy of drugs on the cardiovascular system

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High Honors for Kidney Failure, Stroke Care at UConn Health

U.S. News & World Report Names UConn John Dempsey Hospital a ‘High Performing’ Hospital for stroke and kidney failure.

clinicians with patient on stretcher in emergency room

More American Heart Association Gold for UConn Stroke Care

For a sixth consecutive year, the UConn Health Stroke Center earns the American Heart Association’s highest distinction: “Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus.”