The work done by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members (and even some students) is regularly highlighted in newspapers, online media outlets and more. Below you’ll find links to articles and videos of Feinberg in the news.
“More drugs and implanted devices for heart failure have become available in recent years. And doctors have gotten better at “giving the right therapy, at the right time, to the right patient,” said Dr. Clyde Yancy , a heart association spokesperson and chief of cardiology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Yancy said: “The improvement in hospitalizations has not been across the board, and African-Americans are being left behind. We need to figure out: Is this an access to care issue? Is it an adherence [to treatment] issue? Are we not communicating well enough to patients?” The most common causes of heart failure include atherosclerosis — clogged heart arteries — and uncontrolled high blood pressure, Yancy said. “Don’t smoke, eat a heart-healthy diet, be physically active, and maintain a healthy weight and normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood